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alive and well

Definition of alive and well

  1. 1 :  living and healthy <She found out that her aunt is alive and well and living in Arizona.>

  2. 2 :  still popular :  continuing to be used <Many of the old traditions are still alive and well.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having life :  not dead or inanimate

    :  still in existence, force, or operation :  active

    :  still active in competition with a chance of victory

  1. :  an issue of water from the earth :  a pool fed by a spring

    :  source, origin

    :  a pit or hole sunk into the earth to reach a supply of water

  1. :  to rise to the surface and usually flow forth

    :  to rise like a flood of liquid

    :  to emit in a copious free flow

  1. :  in a good or proper manner :  justly, rightly

    :  satisfactorily with respect to conduct or action

    :  in a kindly or friendly manner

  1. : used to indicate resumption of discourse or to introduce a remark

    : used to express surprise or expostulation

  1. :  prosperous, well-off

    :  being in satisfactory condition or circumstances

    :  being in good standing or favor

Seen and Heard

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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