very well

Definition of very well

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

Word by Word Definitions

very play
  1. : to a high degree : exceedingly

  2. : in actual fact : truly

  1. : exact, precise

  2. : exactly suitable or necessary

  3. : unqualified, sheer

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

  2. : source, origin

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

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

  2. : to rise like a flood of liquid

  3. : to emit in a copious free flow

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

  2. : satisfactorily with respect to conduct or action

  3. : in a kindly or friendly manner

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

  2. used to express surprise or expostulation

  1. : prosperous, well-off

  2. : being in satisfactory condition or circumstances

  3. : being in good standing or favor


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