the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"
powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"
agreeable or pleasing;
most suitable or right for a particular purpose;
promoting or enhancing well-being;
deserving of esteem and respect;
articles of commerce
with or in a close or intimate relationship;
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
that which is pleasing or valuable or useful;
exerting force or influence;
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(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well');
completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly');
not left to spoil;
having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specif
exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country' (1755-1776)
draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
an opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
show or affirm to be just and legitimate
authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"
of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles; "legitimate advertising practices"
based on known statements or events or conditions; "rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"
an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"
in a satisfactory or adequate manner; "she'll do okay on her own"; "held up all right under pressure"; (`alright' is a nonstandard variant of `all right')
give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"
marked by sound judgment; "sane nuclear policy"
acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"
give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect;
seem to be true, probable, or apparent;
appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
appear to exist; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now"
based on sound reasoning or evidence; "well-founded suspicions"
ring slowly; "For whom the bell tolls"
charge a fee for using; "Toll the bridges into New York City"
value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
the sound of a bell being struck; "saved by the bell"; "she heard the distant toll of church bells"
a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;
the quality of a person's voice; "he began in a conversational tone"; "he spoke in a nervous tone of voice"
give a healthy elasticity to; "Let's tone our muscles"
the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people; "the feel of the city excited him"; "a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting"; "it had the smell of treason"
change to a color image; "tone a photographic image"
the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
change the color or tone of; "tone a negative"
vary the pitch of one's speech
utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pi
still legally acceptable; "the license is still valid"
well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)
to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
an abundant source; "she was a well of information"
with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not