it/that is just as well - definition and synonyms

phrase spoken
  1. 1
    used for saying that a situation or result is good, even though it is not what you planned or expected

    We cancelled the trip, which was just as well, because it rained.

  2. 2
    used for saying that something is a sensible thing to do

    It would be just as well to check that they’ve arrived.

See also main entry: just