- Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
- Completely, fully.
- To a significant degree.
- Very (as a general-purpose intensifier).
- In such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favourabl...
- In such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish; satisfactorily; favourably; advantageously.
- In good health.
- Prudent; good; well-advised.
- Used to acknowledge a statement or situation.
- An exclamation of surprise, often doubled or tripled.
- An exclamation of indignance.
- Used in speech to express the overcoming of reluctance to say something.
- Used in speech to fill gaps; filled pause.
- Used as a greeting
- A hole sunk into the ground as a source of water, oil, natural gas or other fluids.
- A place where a liquid such as water surfaces naturally; a spring.
- A small depression suitable for holding liquid, or other objects.
- A source of supply.
- A vertical, cylindrical trunk in a ship, reaching down to the lowest part of the hull, through which the bilge pumps operate.
- The cockpit of a sailboat.
- A compartment in the middle of the hold of a fishing vessel, made tight at the sides, but having holes perforated in the bottom to let in water to keep fish alive while they are transported to market.
- A vertical passage in the stern into which an auxiliary screw propeller may be drawn up out of the water.
- A hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries.
- An opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole.
- The open space between the bench and the counsel tables in a courtroom.
- The lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.
- A well drink.
- The playfield of Tetris and similar video games, into which the blocks fall.
- In a microtiter plate, each of the small equal circular or square sections which serve as test tubes.
- To issue forth, as water from the earth; to flow; to spring.
- To have something seep out of the surface.
source: Urban Dictionary
- In many towns in Ireland, 'well' is a salutation or greeting. Having used the expression all my life, I've never been able to figure out whether it's a kindly-meant enquiry as to whether or not all is well with the person so addressed, or simply an expectant demand for news updates - in my hometown, it always felt like the beginning of an interrogation!