well [wel] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adverb|
|Definition:||happily, pleasantly; capably|
|Synonyms:||ably, accurately, adeptly, adequately, admirably, agreeably, attentively, capitally, carefully, closely, commendably, competently, completely, conscientiously, correctly, effectively, efficiently, excellently, expertly, famously, favorably, fully, in a satisfactory manner, irreproachably, nicely, proficiently, profoundly, properly, rightly, satisfactorily, skillfully, smoothly, soundly, splendidly, strongly, successfully, suitably, thoroughly, with skill|
|Notes:||using good as an adverb in place of well ("she dances real good," "he did good") is nonstandard usage - so, it would be best to say "she dances very well," "he did well"
well is an adverb to describe an activity; good is an adjective to describe a condition or state
|Antonyms:||badly, incapably, unpleasantly|