well - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/wel/
present tense
I/you/we/theywell
he/she/itwells
present participlewelling
past tensewelled
past participlewelled
present tense
I/you/we/theywell up

or well up 

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  1. 1
    if a liquid wells or wells up, it comes to the surface and is about to flow out

    With tears welling in his eyes, Palmer walked away.

  2. 2
    if feelings well or well up inside you, they become very strong

    A sense of hurt and outrage welled up inside him.