What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1in a skilful or effective way
She speaks Japanese well.very/rather/fairly/quite well:
He plays the piano very well for someone of his age.
- 2very, or very much: used for emphasizing what you are sayingwell aware:
Rostov was well aware of the scandal he was creating.well worth:
A trip to the new museum is well worth the effort.
be doing well
be doing well for yourself
cannot/can't very well
do well by someone
know full/perfectly well
may/might (just) as well do somethinginformal
This is the British English definition of well. View American English definition of well