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well /wɛl/
  • accurately; competently
  • to a significant degree
gut
well /wɛl/
  • completely; fully
ganz
gut
well /wɛl/
  • in good health
gut ɡuːt
gesund ɡəˈzʊnt
well /wɛl/
  • to acknowledge a statement or situation
gut
well /wɛl/
  • used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations
na
na ja ˈnaˈjaː
well /wɛl/ na
well /wɛl/
  • used in conversation to fill space
na
naja ˈna ˈjaː
well /wɛl/
  • hole sunk into the ground
  • spring
der Brunnen (Pl.: die Brunnen) {m} ˈbʁʊnən
die Quelle (Pl.: die Quellen) {f} ˈkvɛlə
well /wɛl/
  • small section of a microtiter plate
der Brunnen (Pl.: die Brunnen) {m} ˈbʁʊnən
well /wɛl/
  • to issue forth
quellen ˈkvɛlən
as well
  • in addition, also
auch aʊ̯x
sowie
as well
  • to the same effect
genauso gut
as well as
  • and in addition
sowie
get well soon
  • expressing hope that someone recovers soon
gute Besserung
well-being
  • state of health, happiness and/or prosperity
das Wohlbefinden (Pl.: —) {n} ˈvoːlbəˌfɪndn̩
das Wohl (Pl.: —) {n} voːl
well-nigh [ˈwɛɫnaɪ]
  • almost
beinahe ˈbaɪ̯naːə, ˈbaɪ̯ˈnaːə
nahezu ˈnaːəˈt͡suː
all's well that ends well
  • A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...
Ende gut, alles gut
well done
  • well cooked
durchgebraten ˈdʊʁçɡəˌbʁaːtn̩
gut durch
well-read
  • well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively
belesen bəˈleːzn̩
well-heeled
  • rich; affluent
betucht bəˈtuːxt
well-to-do /ˌwɛltəˈdu/
  • rich
bemittelt bəˈmɪtl̩t
well-known /ˌwɛlˈnoʊn/, /ˌwɛlˈnəʊn/
  • familiar, widely known
wohlbekannt ˈvoːlbəˌkant
berühmt bəˈʁyːmt
wohl bekannt
well-behaved
  • having good manners and acting properly
wohlerzogen ˈvoːlʔɛɐ̯ˌt͡soːɡn̩
brav bʁaːf
artig ˈaːɐ̯tɪk, ˈaːɐ̯tɪç
wellness
  • The quality or state of being in good health.
das Wohlbefinden (Pl.: —) {n} ˈvoːlbəˌfɪndn̩
well-brought-up
  • having good manners
wohlerzogen ˈvoːlʔɛɐ̯ˌt͡soːɡn̩
oil well
  • hole drilled into the earth from which petroleum is pumped
die Ölquelle (Pl.: die Ölquellen) {f} ˈøːlˌkvɛlə
well-founded
  • based on reasoning, evidence and good judgement
fundiert fʊnˈdiːɐ̯t
well-formed
  • syntactically correct
wohlgeformt ˈvoːlɡəˌfɔʁmt
the jug goes to the well until it breaks
  • a jug goes to the well
der Krug geht so lange zum Brunnen, bis er bricht
the pitcher goes so often to the well that it is broken at last
  • the pitcher goes so often to the well
der Krug geht so lange zum Brunnen, bis er bricht
wishing well
  • well where wishes were thought to be granted
der Wunschbrunnen (Pl.: die Wunschbrunnen) {m} ˈvʊnʃˌbʁʊnən
well-thumbed
  • showing signs of frequent or heavy use
zerlesen
well-mannered
  • having good manners
höflich ˈhøːflɪç
well-rounded /ˌwɛlˈɹaʊndɪd/ geschlossen ɡəˈʃlɔsn̩
well-dressed toff tɔf
well founded solide zoˈliːdə
well-planned planmäßig ˈplaːnˌmɛːsɪç
drawing well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
well-fed wohlgenährt ˈvoːlɡəˌnɛːɐ̯t
well fed wohlgenährt ˈvoːlɡəˌnɛːɐ̯t
ne'er-do-well /ˈnɛʔɚ.duˌwɛl/, /ˈnɛə.duˌwɛl/ der Tunichtgut (Pl.: die Tunichtgute) {m} ˈtuːniçtɡuːt
well-grounded fundiert fʊnˈdiːɐ̯t
be well-oiled einen sitzen haben ˈaɪ̯nən ˈzɪt͡sən ˈhaːbən, ˈaɪ̯nən ˈzɪt͡sn̩ ˈhaːbn̩
well up hochkommen ˈhoːxˌkɔmən
well-worn ausgetreten ˈaʊ̯sɡəˌtʁeːtn̩
draw well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
to a fare-thee-well was das Zeug hält
well done
  • exclamation of praise
gut gemacht
well logging
  • making a record of the geologic formations penetrated by a borehole
die Kernbohrung (Pl.: die Kernbohrungen) {f} ˈkɛʁnˌboːʁʊŋ
well off
  • being in fortunate circumstances
gut dran
well-endowed
  • having a large penis
gut bestückt
well-hung
  • having a large penis
gut bestückt
well-hung
  • allowed to mature correctly
gut abgehangen
artesian well
  • borehole
artesischer Brunnen
well-informed
  • furnished with knowledge
gut informiert
oh well /ˈoʊ wɛl/, /ˈəʊ wɛl/
  • expression of mild disappointment or resignation
ach ja
na ja ˈnaˈjaː
tja tja, tjaː
leave well enough alone /liːv wɛl ɪˈnʌf əˈləʊn/
  • to avoid trying to correct, fix, or improve what is already adequate
das Bessere ist des Guten Feind
well-wisher
  • someone who extends good wishes
Wohlwünscher
Wohlwünscherin
well begun is half done
  • much depends on the beginning of an endeavour
frisch gewagt ist halb gewonnen
very well
  • interjection
na gut
well-meaning
  • with good intentions
gutmeinender
well-deserved
  • richly deserved
wohlverdient
quantum well
  • potential well that confines particles
Quantentopf
well-intentioned
  • having good intentions
gut gemeint
well-ordering
  • a type of total order
Wohlordnung
well-nourished wohlgenährt ˈvoːlɡəˌnɛːɐ̯t
discharge well der Abzugsschacht (Pl.: die Abzugsschächte) {m} ˈapt͡suːksˌʃaxt
be well worth the effort hergeben ˈheːɐ̯ˌɡeːbn̩
he loves me well that makes my belly swell wes Brot ich ess, des Lied ich sing ˈvɛs ˈbʁoːt ɪç ˈɛs dɛs ˈliːt ɪç ˈzɪŋ
well-versed versiert vɛʁˈziːɐ̯t
well-shaped wohlgeformt ˈvoːlɡəˌfɔʁmt
well-wooded waldreich ˈvaltˌʁaɪ̯ç
Easter Well der Osterbrunnen (Pl.: die Osterbrunnen) {m} ˈoːstɐˌbʁʊnən
well to do situiert zituˈiːɐ̯t
sweep well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
well-tried altbewährt ˌaltbəˈvɛːɐ̯t
well water Brunnenwasser {n} ˈbʁʊnənˌvasɐ
open bucket well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
be well informed auf dem Laufenden sein
be well grounded auf dem Teppich bleiben aʊ̯f deːm ˈtɛpɪç ˈblaɪ̯bn̩
the pitcher goes so often to the well, that it is broken at last der Krug geht so lange zum Brunnen, bis er bricht deːɐ̯ kʁuːk ɡeːt zoː ˈlaŋə t͡sʊm ˈbʁʊnən bɪs eːɐ̯ bʁɪçt
well and truly
  • utterly
schön und gut
well-timed
  • Happening at an opportune or advantageous time
gelegen ɡəˈleːɡn̩
Deutsch English
Well- corrugated
wellen ˈvɛlən undulate /ˈʌndjəlɪt/, /ˈʌndjələt/, /ˈʌndjəleɪt/
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