well is part of the Basic English 850.
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well is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
west - well - welcome

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

Positive
well

Comparative
better

Superlative
best

  1. In a good way.
    He washed the table very well, so now it is very clean.
  2. Healthy, not sick.
    I had the flu, but then I got well.

Related wordsEdit

NounEdit

Singular
well

Plural
wells

 
A well in Malaysia.
  1. (countable) A hole in the ground for getting water or oil.
    There was no river nearby, so they dug a well to get water.