very well

Definition of very well

  1. 1 somewhat old-fashioned —used to say that one agrees with something Very well, then. I'll see you tomorrow. Oh, very well. Do as you please.

  2. 2 :  reasonably or properly I can't very well show up at the wedding uninvited.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to a high degree :  exceedingly

    :  in actual fact :  truly

  1. :  exact, precise

    :  exactly suitable or necessary

    :  unqualified, sheer

  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

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