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Adjective well has 24 senses
  1. well - in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at least I feel well"
    Antonyms:
    better, worse, worsened, good, bad, atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakable, corked, corky, deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry, fearful, frightful, terrible, hard, tough, hopeless, horrid, icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky, incompetent, unskilled, mediocre, mischievous, naughty, negative, poor, pretty, rubber, no-good, severe, swingeing, unfavorable, unsuitable, uncool, well, ill, afflicted, aguish, ailing, indisposed, peaked, poorly, sickly, under the weather, airsick, air sick, carsick, seasick, bedfast, bedridden, bedrid, infirm, sick-abed, bilious, liverish, livery, bronchitic, consumptive, convalescent, recovering, delirious, hallucinating, diabetic, dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous, dyspeptic, faint, light, swooning, light-headed, lightheaded, feverish, feverous, funny, gouty, laid low, stricken, menstruating, unwell, nauseated, queasy, sick, sickish, scrofulous, tubercular, tuberculous, unhealed, upset, green, laid up, sneezy, spastic
  2. good, well - resulting favorably; "its 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"
    Antonyms: better, worse, worsened, full, good, well
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
  3. well - wise or advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be well to start early"
    Antonyms:
    better, best, good, evil, wicked, atrocious, flagitious, grievous, heinous, monstrous, bad, immoral, black, dark, sinister, corruptive, perversive, pestiferous, demonic, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy, despicable, ugly, vile, unworthy, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean, evil-minded, well
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
  4. estimable, good, honorable, respectable - deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
    Antonyms: better, 24 senses of good , estimable, good, honorable, respectable
    Antonym: minor (indirect, via major)
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
    Antonym: minor (indirect, via major)
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
    Antonym: minor (indirect, via major)
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
  5. beneficial, good - promoting or enhancing well-being; "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"
    Antonyms: beneficial, good
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
  6. fine, good - superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"
    Antonyms: fine, good
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
  7. good - agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
    Antonyms: good
    Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
    Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
    Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
  8. good, just, upright, virtuous - of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass
    Antonyms: good, just, upright, virtuous
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
  9. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful - having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
    Antonyms: adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
  10. good - thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
    Antonyms: good
    Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
  11. dear, good, near - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
    Antonyms: dear, good, near
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
  12. benevolent, good - having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
    Antonyms: benevolent, good
  13. dependable, good, safe, secure - financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
    Antonyms: dependable, good, safe, secure
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
  14. good, right, ripe - most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
    Antonyms: good, right, ripe
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
  15. good, well - resulting favorably; "its 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"
    Antonyms: good, well
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
  16. effective, good, in effect, in force - exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
    Antonyms: effective, good, in effect, in force
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
  17. good - feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good"
    Antonyms: good
    Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
    Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
    Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
  18. good - capable of pleasing; "good looks"
    Antonyms: good
    Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
    Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
    Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
  19. good, serious - appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"
    Antonyms: good, serious
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
  20. good, sound - in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
    Antonyms: good, sound
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
  21. beneficial, good, salutary - tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
    Antonyms: beneficial, good, salutary
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
  22. good - not forged; "a good dollar bill"
    Antonyms: good
    Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
    Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
    Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
  23. good, unspoiled, unspoilt - not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
    Antonyms: good, unspoiled, unspoilt
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
  24. good - generally admired; "good taste"
    Antonyms: good, 3 senses of well
    Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
    Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
    Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
Adverbial well has 13 senses
  1. well, good - (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
    Antonyms: ill, badly, poorly
  2. well - thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated"
  3. well, easily - indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
  4. well - (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
  5. well - to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
  6. well - favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
    Antonyms:
    ill, badly
  7. well, considerably, substantially - to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
  8. well, intimately - with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"
  9. well - with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not well refuse"
  10. well - with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
    Antonyms:
    badly
  11. well, advantageously - in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
    Antonyms: badly, disadvantageously
  12. well, comfortably - in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
  13. well - without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"
    Antonyms:
    badly
Noun better has 3 senses
  1. better - one having claim to precedence; a superior; "the common man has been kept in his place by his betters"
    --1 is a kind of
    superior
  2. bettor, better, wagerer, punter - someone who bets
    --2 is a kind of gambler
    --2 has particulars: taker; caller
    Derived form: verb bet2
  3. better - the superior one of two alternatives; "chose the better of the two"
    --3 is a kind of
    good, goodness
    Derived forms: verb better1, verb better2, verb better3
Verb better has 3 senses
  1. better, break - surpass in excellence; "She bettered her own record"; "break a record"
    --1 is one way to surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform
    Derived form: noun better3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: worsen, aggravate, exacerbate, exasperate
    Derived forms: noun betterment3, noun better3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. better, improve, ameliorate, meliorate - get better; "The weather improved toward evening"
    --3 is one way to change state, turn
    Antonyms: worsen, decline
    Derived forms: noun betterment1, noun better3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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