1 satisfactorily, sufficiently, adequately, agreeably, nicely, (well) enough, Colloq OK or okay:
Alan is doing well these days.
2 successfully, famously, marvellously, wonderfully, fabulously, incredibly, splendidly, admirably, spectacularly, excellently, superbly:
Barbara and David really get along well together.
3 articulately, understandably, expressively, correctly, accurately, properly, proficiently, effectively, artistically, poetically; grammatically:
Henry will make a good announcer because he speaks well.
4 comfortably, luxuriously, prosperously, extravagantly, showily, pretentiously, ostentatiously, sumptuously, grandly, opulently:
How can Rita live so well with no visible income? Living well is the best revenge.
5 graciously, kindly, highly, favourably, glowingly, approvingly, warmly, genially, cordially, amiably, kind-heartedly, warm-heartedly, affectionately, lovingly:
Rudolph has always spoken well of you, Aileen.
6 skilfully, expertly, adeptly, proficiently, ably:
Does Anne play well enough to compete professionally? Paul sings well.
7 far, by a long way, immeasurably, (very) much; far and away, definitely, positively, obviously, clearly, plainly, manifestly, evidently, unquestionably, decidedly, beyond (the shadow of a) doubt, Colloq by a long chalk:
Keep well away from the fuel tank before lighting that cigarette. She is well beyond the beginner stage. This painting is well worth what you paid.
8 good-naturedly, equably, coolly, serenely, calmly, soberly, unexcitedly, sedately:
Burt took the bad news about his car very well.
9 likely, probably, in all probability, doubtlessly, without doubt, not unexpectedly, indeed:
He might well say he needs no help.
10 easily, without difficulty:
Though he gave her the money, he could not well spare it.
11 completely, entirely, wholly:
Before she could well finish her sentence, he was out of the house.
12 thoroughly (cooked), (cooked) through and through, completely (cooked):
He likes his roast beef well done.
13 intimately, closely, familiarly, personally; thoroughly, profoundly, soundly, fully:
Do you know Boris well? I learnt my lesson well.
14 fairly, justly, suitably, properly, adequately, reasonably, fully, generously, amply:
James is well paid for his work.
15 happily, mercifully, fortunately, luckily:
After the divorce, both said they were well rid of each other.
16 healthy, fit, hale, robust, vigorous, hearty, in fine or good fettle, Colloq in good shape:
Wendy felt really well after her holiday.
17 satisfactory, pleasing, agreeable, good, right, all right, fine, proper, OK or okay:
When he phoned the office, they told him all was well.
1 well-spring, spring, fountain, well-head, fountain-head, fount, source, reservoir:
The well provided a constant supply of cool clear water.
2 Often, well up or out or forth. flow, spring, surge, rise, stream, trickle, brim over, swell, start; gush, spurt, jet, spout; ooze, seep, leak:
Tears welled up in the child's eyes when she saw the broken doll.