Synonyms for well

Synonyms for (noun) well

Synonyms: well

Definition: a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine

Similar words: excavation

Definition: a hole in the ground made by excavating


Synonyms: well

Definition: an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps

Similar words: compartment

Definition: a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area


Synonyms: well

Definition: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)

Similar words: shaft

Definition: a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)


Synonyms: well

Definition: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

Similar words: vessel

Definition: an object used as a container (especially for liquids)


Synonyms: well, wellspring, fountainhead

Definition: an abundant source

Usage: she was a well of information

Similar words: source

Definition: a document (or organization) from which information is obtained

Usage: the reporter had two sources for the story

Synonyms for (verb) well

Synonyms: well, swell

Definition: come up, as of a liquid

Usage: Tears well in her eyes; the currents well up

Similar words: come up, surface, rise, rise up

Definition: come to the surface

Synonyms for (adjective) well

Synonyms: well

Definition: wise or advantageous and hence advisable

Usage: it would be well to start early

Similar words: advisable

Definition: worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise

Usage: such action is neither necessary nor advisable; extreme caution is advisable; it is advisable to telephone first


Synonyms: good, well

Definition: resulting favorably

Usage: it's a good thing that I wasn't there; it is good that you stayed; it is well that no one saw you; all's well that ends well

Similar words: fortunate

Definition: having unexpected good fortune

Usage: other, less fortunate, children died; a fortunate choice


Synonyms: well

Definition: in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

Usage: appears to be entirely well; the wound is nearly well; a well man; I think I'm well; at least I feel well

Similar words: symptomless, asymptomatic

Definition: having no symptoms of illness or disease


Similar words: cured, healed, recovered

Definition: freed from illness or injury

Usage: the patient appears cured; the incision is healed; appears to be entirely recovered; when the recovered patient tries to remember what occurred during his delirium- Normon Cameron