- conveying wishes for one's recovery, as from an illness: a get-well card.
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Related Words for get wellsew, repair, rejuvenate, restore, heal, rectify, revamp, renew, redress, ameliorate, reconstruct, cure, rebuild, increase, recover, continue, gain, overcome, revive, refund
Recover from illness, as in I hope you get well soon. This idiom uses well in the sense of “in good health,” a usage dating from the mid-1500s.
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