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"
promoting or enhancing well-being;
deserving of esteem and respect;
with or in a close or intimate relationship;
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude;
articles of commerce
exerting force or influence;
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that which is pleasing or valuable or useful;
not left to spoil;
having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified;
tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health;
in excellent physical condition;
(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');
appealing to the mind;
prolific United States writer (1822-1909)
United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938)
draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets"
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)
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"
exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health; "hale and hearty"; "whole in mind and body"; "a whole person again"
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
make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"
authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
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"
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"
an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
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"
marked by sound judgment; "sane nuclear policy"
mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"
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"
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)
ring slowly; "For whom the bell tolls"
charge a fee for using; "Toll the bridges into New York City"
utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The students chanted the same slogan over and over again"
the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli; "the doctor tested my tonicity"
a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
(linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages; "the Beijing dialect uses four tones"
(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author; "the general tone of articles appearing in the newspapers is that the government should withdraw"; "from the tone of
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"
without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"
an abundant source; "she was a well of information"
indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
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"