• synonyms

very well


Exceedingly healthy, as in How are you?—Very well, thank you.

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Extremely skillfully or properly, as in He manages that sailboat very well.

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All right, I agree to, as in Will you take her hand?—Very well, but only to cross the street. Also see all very well.

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Related Words for very well

wonderfully, admirably, superbly, fine, okay, good, amen, yea, affirmative, true, aye, certainly, definitely, exactly, gladly, granted, indubitably, naturally, positively, precisely

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Historical Examples of very well

  • The pen-and-ink work is all very-well, and it does bring the bread and butter, but it is not what I want for ever and ever.

    Cape of Storms

    Percival Pollard