[ uh-wair ]
/ əˈwɛər /
having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.
Well vs. GoodSomeone may have told you you were wrong for saying, I’m good, instead of the more formal I’m well. But is the response I’m good actually incorrect? Not technically. Let’s explore the rules and conventions for these two words. Well is often used as an adverb. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Good is most widely used as an adjective, meaning that it can …
Origin of aware
Related formsa·ware·ness, nounhy·per·a·ware, adjectiveself-a·ware, adjectivewell-a·ware, adjective
1. See conscious.
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Examples from the Web for well-aware
They were well-aware of being in sight of wish and dream-fulfillment.The Final Figure|Samuel Kimball Merwin
British Dictionary definitions for well-aware (1 of 2)
adjective (well aware when postpositive)
having knowledge or awarenesswell aware of the problems
British Dictionary definitions for well-aware (2 of 2)
/ (əˈwɛə) /
(postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizantaware of his error
informed of current developmentspolitically aware
Derived Formsawareness, noun
Word Origin for aware
Old English gewær; related to Old Saxon, Old High German giwar Latin verērī to be fearful; see beware, wary
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