[ wel-tey-kuhn ]


  1. soundly logical; worthy of consideration:

    Her advice is well-taken.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of well-taken1

First recorded in 1755–65

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Example Sentences

They are limited in what they can do, but financially the Jewish congregations are well taken care of by outside organizations.

He was very happy living on his KGB pension, and felt well taken care of.

If there was one mother on that beach, we knew that every child regardless of whose family it was was well taken care of.

When we get into the political cartoons, I think my point on the difficulty of capturing the essence of John McCain is well taken.

Fortunately Mrs. Dodd's time for the next fortnight was pretty well taken up.

She ought to be thankful that she is so well taken care of without troubling about her name.

Another well-taken point is the lawlessness of the saloon power.

To tell the truth, the hospitals are pretty well taken up already.

And from day to day he seemed to lean more upon his son-in-law, whose visits to him were continued, and always well taken.


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