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well /wɛl/
  • accurately; competently
  • to a significant degree
gut
well /wɛl/
  • completely; fully
ganz
well /wɛl/
  • to acknowledge a statement or situation
gut
well /wɛl/ na
well /wɛl/
  • used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations
na
na ja ˈnaˈjaː
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/
  • in good health
gesund ɡəˈzʊnt
gut ɡuːt
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
well-nigh [ˈwɛɫnaɪ]
  • almost
beinahe ˈbaɪ̯naːə, ˈbaɪ̯ˈnaːə
nahezu ˈnaːəˈt͡suː
well-behaved
  • having good manners and acting properly
artig ˈaːɐ̯tɪç, ˈaːɐ̯tɪk
brav bʁaːf
wohlerzogen
well done
  • well cooked
durchgebraten ˈdʊʁçɡəˌbʁaːtn̩, ˈdʊʁçɡəˌbʁaːtən
gut durch
get well soon
  • expressing hope that someone recovers soon
gute Besserung
all's well that ends well
  • A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...
Ende gut, alles gut
well-being
  • state of health, happiness and/or prosperity
das Wohl (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} voːl
das Wohlbefinden (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvoːlbəˌfɪndn̩
well-heeled
  • rich; affluent
betucht bəˈtuːxt
well-read
  • well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively
belesen bəˈleːzn̩
well-to-do /ˌwɛltəˈdu/
  • rich
bemittelt bəˈmɪtl̩t
wellness
  • The quality or state of being in good health.
das Wohlbefinden (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈvoːlbəˌfɪndn̩
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-rounded /ˌwɛlˈɹaʊndɪd/ geschlossen ɡəˈʃlɔsn̩, ɡəˈʃlɔsən
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-informed gutunterrichtet ˈɡuːtʔʊntɐˌʁɪçtət
well-grounded fundiert fʊnˈdiːɐ̯t
be well-oiled einen sitzen haben ˈaɪ̯nən ˈzɪt͡sən ˈhaːbən, ˈaɪ̯nən ˈzɪt͡sn̩ ˈhaːbn̩
well up hochkommen ˌkaːm ˈhoːx, ˈhoːxɡəˌkɔmən, 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-known /ˌwɛlˈnoʊn/, /ˌwɛlˈnəʊn/
  • familiar, widely known
wohl bekannt
wohlbekannt ˈvoːlbəˌkant
well off
  • being in fortunate circumstances
gut dran
well-endowed
  • having a large penis
gut bestückt
artesian well
  • bore-hole
artesischer Brunnen
very well
  • interjection
na gut
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
oh well /ˈoʊ wɛl/, /ˈəʊ wɛl/
  • expression of mild disappointment or resignation
ach ja
na ja ˈnaˈjaː
tja tja, tjaː
quantum well
  • potential well that confines particles
Quantentopf
well-intentioned
  • having good intentions
gut gemeint
well-meaning
  • with good intentions
gutmeinender
well-deserved
  • richly deserved
wohlverdient
well-ordering
  • a type of total order
Wohlordnung
well-nourished wohlgenährt ˈvoːlɡəˌnɛːɐ̯t
discharge well der Abzugsschacht (Pl.: die Abzugsschächte) {m} ˈapt͡suːksˌʃaxt
open bucket well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
be well grounded auf dem Teppich bleiben aʊ̯f deːm ˈtɛpɪç ˈblaɪ̯bn̩
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
Easter Well der Osterbrunnen (Pl.: die Osterbrunnen) {m} ˈoːstɐˌbʁʊnən
well-wooded waldreich ˈvaltˌʁaɪ̯ç
well to do situiert zituˈiːɐ̯t
sweep well der Ziehbrunnen (Pl.: die Ziehbrunnen) {m} ˈt͡siːˌbʁʊnən
well-tried altbewährt ˌaltbəˈvɛːɐ̯t
well water Brunnenwasser {n} ˈbʁʊnənˌvasɐ
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
Deutsch English
wellen ˈvɛlən undulate /ˈʌndjəlɪt/, /ˈʌndjələt/, /ˈʌndjəleɪt/
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