thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated"
favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
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