Definition: 'Well'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: well

Grammatical Information:
  • Adverb of manner
  • Irregular adverb
  • Adverbs can modify Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, Pronouns and whole Sentences
  • Adverb
Other Comments:
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Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Related Glossary Definitions:

Well placed

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Similar Words (using 'well' as word stem):

Prefix + 'well'

blackwell, boswell, bridewell, caldwell, chigwell, cromwell, dwell, farewell, gadwell, gromwell, groundswell, honeywell, howell, indwell, inkwell, jewell, lowell, maxwell, mcdowell, newell, orwell, powell, rockwell, roswell, speedwell, stairwell, stillwell, swell, treadwell, unwell, upswell, upwell,

'well' + Suffix

welladay, welladays, wellaway, wellaways, wellbeing, wellborn, wellcurb, wellcurbs, welldoer, welldoers, welled, wellesley, wellhead, wellheads, wellhole, wellholes, wellie, wellies, welling, wellington, wellingtonia, wellingtons, wellness, wellnesses, wells, wellsite, wellsites, wellspring, wellsprings, welly,