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well2

 
pronunciation:
wel
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deep hole dug in the ground to get water, oil, gas, or other natural resources.
similar words:
mine, pit, shaft
definition 2: a spring, pool, or other natural source of water.
synonyms:
spring
similar words:
fountain, pool, source
definition 3: a good source.
She is a well of information.
synonyms:
mine
similar words:
fountain, reservoir, source, store, wealth
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: wells, welling, welled
definition: to rise or spring to the surface.
The river welled forth and spilled over its banks.Tears welled up in his eyes.
synonyms:
rise, stream, swell
similar words:
flood, flow, gush, issue, pour, spring, spurt