well-to-do

  • 21 WELL —   [Abk. für Whole Earth lectronic Link, dt. »(e)lektronische Verbindung der ganzen Erde«, das engl. Wort well bedeutet sowohl »Quelle« als auch »gut«], bereits 1985 gegründete, nicht kommerzielle Informationsplattform, deren Server überwiegend in …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 22 well — wel adj 1) free or recovered from infirmity or disease: HEALTHY <a well person> 2) completely cured or healed <the wound is nearly well> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 23 well-to-do — adj 1.) rich and with a high social position ▪ well to do families 2.) the well to do people who are rich …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 well-to-do — adjective rich: She s very well to do. a well to do suburb/neighborhood …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 25 Well — Well, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Welled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Welling}.] [OE. wellen, AS. wyllan, wellan, fr. weallan; akin to OFries. walla, OS. & OHG. wallan, G. wallen, Icel. vella, G. welle, wave, OHG. wella, walm, AS. wylm; cf. L. volvere to roll, Gr …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 26 well-to-do — [adj] well off affluent, comfortable, flourishing, loaded, moneyed, prosperous, rich, rolling in it*, set for life*, snug, successful, wealthy; concept 334 …

    New thesaurus

  • 27 well-to-do — [wel′tə do͞o′] adj. prosperous; well off; wealthy SYN. RICH …

    English World dictionary

  • 28 well — index fund, source Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 29 well to do — index prosperous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 30 well-to-do — index opulent, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 31 well to do — well to do, wealthy, rich …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 32 well — adj *healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale Antonyms: unwell, ill Contrasted words: infirm, frail, feeble, *weak …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 33 well-fa — well fa·vored·ness; …

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  • 34 well-to-do — well′ to do′ adj. prosperous; rich; affluent • Etymology: 1815–25 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35 well-to-do — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ wealthy; prosperous …

    English terms dictionary

  • 36 well-do|er — «WEHL DOO uhr», noun. a person whose deeds are good …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 37 well — well1 W1S1 [wel] adv comparative better [ˈbetə US ər] superlative best [best] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(satisfactorily)¦ 2¦(thoroughly)¦ 3¦(a lot)¦ 4 do well 5 as well 6 as well as something/somebody 7 may/might/could well …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 38 well — well1 [ wel ] (comparative bet|ter [ betər ] ; superlative best [ best ] ) adverb *** 1. ) in a skillful or effective way: She speaks Japanese well. very/rather/fairly/quite well: He plays the piano very well for someone of his age. a ) in a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 39 well — I [[t]we̱l[/t]] DISCOURSE USES ♦ (Well is used mainly in spoken English.) 1) ADV: ADV cl You say well to indicate that you are about to say something. Sylvia shook hands. Well, you go get yourselves some breakfast. ... Well, I don t like the look …

    English dictionary

  • 40 well — 1 /wel/ adverb comparative better superlative best 1 SATISFACTORILY in a successful or satisfactory way: Did you sleep well? | James reads well for his age. | fairly/moderately/pretty well (=quite well) | go well (=happen in the way you planned… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English