We prnPlural pronoun, possessive our or ours, objective us. 2. nominative plural of (used to denote oneself and another or others): "we have two children." 4. used to denote people in general. 5. (used to indicate a particular profession, nationality, etc., that includes the speaker or writer): We, as individual, have moral responsibilities. 6. Also called the royal we. (used by a sovereign, or by other high officials and dignitaries, in place of I in formal speech): We do not wear this crown without humility.
We phr"We Are Only Here for the Beer" - we won't pretend to be presence in order to help, show goodwill.
We phr"We Shall See, What We Shall See" - a particular outcome cannot be foretold.
Weak adjC.1300, from Old Norse veikr "weak," cognate with Old English wac "weak, pliant, soft," from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz "yield," *wikanan "bend" (cf. Old Saxon wek, Swedish vek, Middle Dutch weec, Dutch week "weak, soft, tender," Old High German weih "yielding, soft," German weich "soft," from PIE root *weik- "to bend, wind" 2. not strong; liable to yield, break, or collapse under pressure or strain; fragile; frail. 2. lacking in bodily strength or healthy vigor, as from age or sickness; feeble; infirm. 3. not having much political strength, a weak ruler. 4. lacking in force, potency, or efficacy; impotent, ineffectual, or inadequate: weak sunlight. 5. lacking in rhetorical or creative force or effectiveness: one of the author's weakest novels. 6. breakable, delicate. 2. senile, sickly, unwell, invalid. 7. decrepit, feeble, weakly imply a lack of strength or of good health. 8. not physically strong, because of extreme youth, old age, illness. 9. old and broken in health to a marked degree. 10. connotes being pitiable or inferior: feeble and almost senile. 11. ineffective. 12. unsound, ineffective, inadequate, illogical, inconclusive, unsustained, unsatisfactory, lame, vague. 13. unintelligent, simple, foolish, stupid, senseless, silly. 14. wavering, unstable, irresolute, fluctuating, undecided, weak-kneed. 15. slender, slim, inconsiderable, flimsy, poor, trifling, trivial. 16. wanting, short, lacking.
Weak phr"Go Weak at the Knees" - temporarily weak, trembling, perhaps hardly able to stand.
Weakness phr"Have a Weakness for" - have an (irresistible) fondness for.
Weak phr"The Weakest Link" - the part of a system that is most likely to fail or cause problems.
Weak phr"Weak in the Head" - stupid, misguided. 2. soft in the head
Weak-backed adjHaving a weak back; lacking physical strength.
Weak-brained adjFoolish, silly, feeble-minded, stult-like.
Weak-breach nOf a fortified place not possessed of sound defence, esp. in some part or on a particular side (a weak side), as that by the Mongols in 1550 when breaching a weak point of the Great Wall of China.
Weak-built adjPoorly or jerry built. 2. of slender, sickly or thin frame.
Weaken vbTo make weak. 2. to become weak.
Weaken phr"Weaken the Hand of " - fig. to reduce the effectiveness of (a person or body of persons). 2. to hinder, discourage, to enfeeble or decrease the vigour of the mind or body.
Weak-ending adjIn a prosody an unstressed syllable in a normally stressed place at the end of a verse-line. 2. in prosody, feminine ending, an unaccented syllable. 3. an extra unaccented syllable.
Weakener nOne who or something which weakens.
Weakening nSomething which weakens or enfeebles.
Weak-eyed adjHaving poor or dim eyesight.
Weakfish nThe marine fish of the genus, Cynoscion, used as food.
Weak-handed adjWeak or feeble of hand. 2. fig. not capable of effective exertion.
Weak-headed adjLacking strength of mind or purpose. 2. easily overcome by strong liquor.
Weak-headness nState or condition of lacking strength of mind, feebleness, stupidity.
Weak-hearted adjLacking fortitude, faint-hearted. 2. tender-hearted, soft-headed.
Weak-heartedly advIn a faint-hearted, weak manner.
Weak-heartedness nThe state or quality of being faint-hearted, cowardly
Weakish adjSomewhat weak or feeble.
Weak-kneed adjHaving weak knees or power of locomotion. 2. fig. wanting in resolution, unassertive, or irresolute. 3.lacking resolution.
Weak-kneedness nA want in resolution or strength. 2. easily frightened, intimidated.
Weakliness nState or quality of being weak or feeble.
Weakling nOne who is not strong physically, mentally or emotionally. 2. an effeminate man
Weak-looking adjFeeble of appearance; puny.
Weakly adjWeak in constitution, not strong or robust, delicate. 2. of a tree: not in full growth or vigour. 3. of a person: characterized by moral weakness.
Weakly advWith little energy, strength or force. 2. with gentle action, gently, softly. 3. in a weak or enfeebled condition; with weakness of condition. 4. insecurely, unsubstantially. 5. with slight deficiency in strength.
Weak-minded adjHaving a weak mind. 2. lacking strength of purpose. 3. indecisive in opinion, unable to say no. 2. feeble minded; half-witted, mentally deficient.
Weak-mindness nThe state or quality of being weak-minded.
Weakness nThe condition of being weak. 2 of inadequate quality. 3. a special fondness or desire. 4. a disadvantage, vulnerability.
Weakness phr"Have a Weakness for" - have an (irresistible) fondness for.
Weakside nPartiality; a vulnerable side of a person's character.
Weak-sighted adjBeing weak of sight. 2. fig. lacking foresight or vision.
Weak sister nA person or thing which is the least robust. 2. a least dependable member of a group; the weakest. 3. a person who is cowardly and indecisive.
Weak-willed adjWeak of will; easily swayed, irresolute, indecisive.
Weak-witted adjWeak of mind or intellect.
Weaky nA slang term for someone who is weak both physically and emotionally.
Weal nWell-being, prosperity, or happiness: the public weal; weal and woe. 2. wealth or riches, prosperity. 3. a sound or healthy state of person or things. 4. the body politic; the state; contextually, the welfare of the country or community. 5. wealth, riches, passion; worldly weal. 6. pomp, splendor, rich array. 7. welfare, well-being, happiness, prosperity, good fortune. 8. applied to a person, as a source of felicity or an object of delight. 9. goodness, virtuous behavior. 10. good or honorable reputation.
Weal vbTo mark the flesh with weals (ridges).
Weal phr"In Weal and Woe" - in good times and bad. 2. in happiness and sadness. 3. for richer or poorer.
Weald nThe name of a tract of country, formerly wooded, including the portions of Sussex, Kent and Surrey which lie between North and South Downs. 2. a wooded district or open country.
Weald-clay nBeds of clay, sandstone, limestone and limestone, forming the top of Wealden strata, with abundant fossil remains.
Wealden adjPertaining to the Weald.
Wealding nInhabitant of the Weald.
Wealdish adjHaving the characteristics of uncultivated ground.
Wealdsman nInhabitant of the Weald.
Wealful adjHappy, prosperous, fortunate, blessed, gladsome.
Wealfully advIn a wealful manner: prosperously, happily, blessedly, gladsomely.
Wealfulness nThe state or quality of being prosperous, rich, happy, gladsome, blessed.
We-all prnWe - used in the place of "we" as a pronoun.
We-all's prnOur, ours.
Wealsman nDevoted to public weal; a commonwealth's man. 2. a statesman.
Wealness nLuxuriousness.
Wealsome adjHappy, prosperous, fraught with happiness. 2. promising welfare and prosperity. 3. wealthy and rich.
Wealsomely advIn a happy, prosperous manner. 2. prosperously, wealthily. 3. healthily.
Wealth nCondition of being happy, happy and prosperous. 2. of a person - well-being. 3. an instance or kind of prosperity; felicity, happiness. 4. spiritual well-being: "The Wealth of the Soul". 5. antonym: woe, andreth.
Wealth phr"Wealth of Something" - a great quantity or amount.
Wealthily advIn a wealthy way, richly, with prosperity.
Wealthiness nThe sate or quality of possessing riches, prosperity, happiness, health.
Wealthless adjWithout wealth, devoid of wealth; having no money or wealth.
Wealth-making worshipper nOne who worships wealth above all things. 2. an extreme capitalist.
Wealth-monger n"If the question should be put to all those wealth-mongers and honor-mongers, these are saucy truths to obtrude on the power-mongers, wealth-mongers and pleasure-mongers of the world. 2. wealth-making worshiper; one who wealth worships.
Wealth-worship n"Plato was not a man to preach king-worship or wealth-worship.
Wealthy adjPossessing well-being, happy, prosperous. 2. of conditions of life: comfortable, luxurious. 3. of the body: thriving, healthy. 4. of cattle, livestock: well fed. 5. of persons: having means at hand, rich, opulent. 6. of a country: prosperous, flourishing, commanding riches. 7. rich in some possession or advantage, plentiful in something. 8. abundant, copious.
Wealth-yielding nGiving forth or bringing forth riches and wealth. 2. "rich as igneous rocks in wealth-yielding minerals veins and ores, they are destitute of fossils.
Wealy adjWealthy, prosperous, happy. 2. a good condition, healthy. 3. luxurious, indulgent, self-indulgent.
Wean nA young animal or child.
Wean vbTo accustom (an infant or other young mammal) to food other than (esp. its mother's) milk. 2. to detach or alienate (a person, his desires or affections) from some accustomed object or pursuit or enjoyment. 3. to deprive someone of something. 4. to dissuade successfully or unsuccessfully. 5. to remove or abate gradually a desire.
Weaned pplLit. and fig. in the sense of the verb.
Weaned-ness nThe state or condition of spiritual detachment.
Weaner nOne who takes care of a young person. 2. a calf or lamb weaned.
Weaning nThe action of the verb "to wean".
Weanling nA child or animal newly weaned.
Weapon nAny instrument or device for use in attack or defense in combat, fighting, or war, as a sword, rifle, or cannon. 2. anything used against an opponent, adversary, or victim: the deadly weapon of satire. 3. with animals, any part or organ serving for attack or defense, as claws, horns, teeth, or stings. 4. a slang word for penis.
Weapon vbOld English wǣpen; cognate with German Waffe. 2. to supply, furnish or equip with a weapon or weapons: to weapon aircraft with heat-seeking missiles.
Weapon-bearer nOne who bears or takes up arms.
Weaponed adjArmed or furnished with weapons. 2. bearing arms.
Weaponer nOne who has charge of a weapon or weaponry of war prior to it's dep[loyment. 2. a expert or specialist in the development of weapons of war.
Weapon-free adjIn air defence, a weapon control order imposing a status whereby weapons systems may be fired at any target not positively recognized as friendly.
Weapon-hoard nA person's or nation's weaponry; weapon-pile.
Weaponless adjWithout weapons, unarmed, not containing a weapon. 2. of an animal without natural means of defence.
Weapon-like adjResembling a weapon.
Weapon-salve nA salve said to cure wounds by sympathy; applied not to the wound but the instrument which gave the wound. The direction "bind the wound and grease the nail' is still common. Sir Kenelm Digby says the salve is sympathetic , and quotes several instances to prove that "as the sword is treated the wound inflicted by it feels. Thus, if the instrument is kept wet, the wound will feel cool; if held by the fire, it will feel hot; if held by the fire, it will feel hot", etc
Weapon-smith nA forger or maker of weapons and arms.
Wear vbTo carry or have on the body or about the person as a covering, equipment, ornament, or the like: to wear a coat; to wear a disguise. 2. to have or use on the person habitually: to wear a wig. 3. to bear or have in one's aspect or appearance: to wear a smile. 4. to cause (garments, linens, etc.) to deteriorate or change by wear. 5. to impair, deteriorate, or consume gradually by use or any continued process. 6. to undergo gradual impairment, diminution, reduction, etc., from wear, use, attrition, or other causes (often followed by away, down, out, or off). 7. to retain shape, color, usefulness, value, etc., under wear, use, or any continued strain. 8. (of time) to pass, especially slowly or tediously (often followed by on or away). 9. to have the quality of being easy or difficult to tolerate, especially after a relatively long association. 10. (of a vessel) to come round on another tack by turning away from the wind. 11. to tire, fatigue, drain.
Wear nThe act of wearing; use, as of a garment: articles for winter wear. 2. the state of being worn, as on the person. 3. clothing or other articles for wearing; especially when fashionable or appropriate for a particular function (often used in comb): travel wear; sportswear. 4. gradual impairment, wasting, diminution, etc., as from use. 5. the quality of resisting deterioration
Wear phr"Have to Wear Something" - have to put up with something.
Wear phr"In Wear" - being regularly worn.
Wear phr"Wear a Hair Shirt" - to practice self-discipline.
Wear phr"Wear and Tear" - gradual deterioration through use. 2.damaged sustained from continual use.
Wear phr"Wear Away" - to diminish by attrition.
Wear phr"Wear Down" - to reduce or impair gradually, make weaker by long wearing. 2. to make weary, tire. 3. tp prevail by persistent, overcome. 4. become, or make shorter or lower, through continuous pressure, friction, etc.
Wear phr"Wearing of the Green" - an Irish patriotic and revolutionary song dating from 1798. Green (Emerald Isle") was the emblematic of the Irish patriots.
Wear phr"Wear Off" - to diminish slowly or gradually. 2. to diminish in effect; disappear through constant previous, friction. 3. no longer effect; lose effectiveness or intensity; fade.
Wear phr"Wear On" - proceed slowly or tediously.
Wear phr"Wear One's Heart on one's Sleeve" - to be very transparent emotionally; open and forthright about about one's emotions.
Wear phr"Wear One's Learning Lightly" - not be self-important about, nor try to impress others with, how much one knows.
Wear phr"Wear One's Year's Well" - remain young-looking.
Wear phr"Wear Out" - to make unusable or become unfit or useless through hard or extended use or handling. 2. to expend, consume or remove. 4. to exhaust, as by continued strain.
Wear phr"Wear Sackcloth and Ashes" - humbly to demonstrate repentance.
Wear phr"Wear Something" - have to put up with something.
Wear phr"Wear the Horns " - to be a cuckold.
Wear phr"Wear Thin" - to lessen or weaken over time, as from over use. 2. deteriorate through use over time;begin to fail. 3. of patience: to become less and less patient.
Wear phr"Worse for Wear" - in a bad state because of prolonged effort, use; drunk.
Weariedly advIn a weary manner; wearily.
Weariful adjThat causes weariness; that tires one's endurance or patience.
Wearifulness nIn a manner or way weariful. 2. state or condition of being weary or exhausted.
Wearihood nWearifulness.
Weariless adjIndefatigable; tireless.
Wearily advIn a tired, fatigued, exhausted manner.
Weariness nWeary condition; state of fatigue, tiredness from exertion, endurance of pain, want of sleep.
Weariness nExhaustion, fatigue, tedium or tiredness. 2. a lack of interest or excitement; tedium.
Wearing adjIntended to be worn. 2. causing tiredness. 3. causing erosion.
Wearingly advIn a tiresome, tedious manner.
Wearish adjSomewhat tired or weary.
Wearisome adjTiresome, tedious, or causing fatigue.
Wearisomely advJade, tire, fatigue, fag, dispirit, debilitate, harass.
Wearisomeness nThe state or quality of being weary. 2. tiresomeness, tediousness, fatigueness.
Wear-out nThe point where boredom begins for a viewer or listener of an advertisement.
Weary adjFatigued, tired, exhausted; bored. 2. jaded, tiresome, irksome; wearisome.
Weary vbTo become weary, to long for.
Weary phr"Weary of" - no longer be interested in or attracted by. 2. become irritated by. 3. tire of.
Weasand nThe oesophagus or gullet. 2. trachea or windpipe. 3. the throat generally.
Weasel nAny small carnivore of the genus Mustela, of the family Mustelidae, having a long, slender body and feeding chiefly on small rodents. 2. any of various (weasel-like) similar animals of the family Mustelidae. 3. a cunning, sneaky person, a weasel. 4. a tracked vehicle resembling a tractor, used in snow. 5. slang. an informer; stool pigeon.
Weasel nAn equivocal statement or claim, esp. one used in an intentionally misleading advertisement.
Weasel vbTo render (a word, phrase etc.) ambiguous or equivocal, to remove or detract from it's meaning. 3. to equivocate, prevaricate, to use weasel words. 4. to escape from, or extricate oneself out of. 6. to evade an obligation, duty, or the like; renege (often followed by out ):I'd like to weasel out of. 5. to welsh on, dishonourably fail to meet one's obligations. 6. slang. to inform.
Weasel phr"Be Bit by the Barn Weasel" - to be drunk, intoxicated.
Weasel phr"Weasel One's Way Out of" - fig. to squeeze or wheedle one way out of a difficult or unfavourable situation. 2. fig. to evade or avoid a job or responsibility.
Weasel-eyed adjSharp of sight, alert, extremely watchful.
Weaseling vbTo equivocate or quibble.
Weaselly advDeviously, misleadingly.
Weasel-like adjCharacteristic or resembling a weasel. 2. sharp, watchful alert in a manner. 3. deviously, misleadingly.
Weasel-minded adjDevious, cunning, misleading, sneaky, opportunistic, street-wise, weasely.
Weasel-monger nOne who hunts rats, etc. with weasels. (Monger of rats using weasels).
Weaselship nA mock title for a person who has the so-called negative characteristics of a weasel.
Weasel word nAn equivocating or ambiguous word which takes away the force of meaning of thhe concept being explained. 2. intentionally evasive or misleading speech; equivocation. NB: alluding to the wesel's supposed ability to suck an egg out of it's shell without seeming to break the shell.
Weather nThe state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc. 2. a strong wind or storm or strong winds and storms collectively.
Weather vbTo expose to the weather; dry, season, or otherwise affect by exposure to the air or atmosphere: to weather timber. 2. to discolor, disintegrate, or affect injuriously, as by the effects of weather, as weathered by the centuries. 3. to bear up against and come safely through (a storm, danger, trouble, illness etc.). 4. (of a ship, mariner, etc.) to pass or sail to the windward of: to weether a cape. 5. to cause to slope, so as to shed water. 6. to undergo change, especially discoloration or disintegration, as the result of exposure to atmospheric conditions. 7. to endure or resist exposure to the weather: something that weathers well. go or come safely through a storm, danger, trouble, etc.
Weather phr"A Bit Under the Weather" - intoxicated or drunk. 2. suffering from a hangover. 3. indisposing, ill, ailing.
Weather phr"Fair Weather Friend" - one to be friend who offers no support in difficult times
Weather phr"In All Weathers" - through changes or vicissitudes in one's lot or fortunes: we remained a good friend in all weathers.
Weather phr"Keep/Have my Weather eye Open" - have my wits about me. 2. keep a careful look out.
Weather phr"Lovely Weather for Ducks" - wet weather.
Weather phr"Lovely Weather We're Having" - we are having very bad weather (meant ironically).
Weather phr"Make Fair Weather of" - to be conciliatory, make a show of friendship (to or with a person). 3. to make a specious show of goodness. 4. to gloss over or represent the state of things as better than they are. 5.
Weather phr"Make Heavy Weather of" - of a vessel: to roll and pitch in heavy seas. 2. to carry out with great difficulty or unnecessarily great effort. 3. make a burden of something.
Weather phr"Run into Heavy Weather" - to encounter difficulties.
Weather phr"Stretch Wings to the Weather" - to fly.
Weather phr"Under the Weather" - slightly unwell. 2. in low spirits. 3. drunk.
Weather phr"Weather Along " - to sail or make headway in spite of the wind and weather, (also fig.)
Weather phr"Weather Away" - to wear away from exposure.
Weather phr"Weather Breaks" - good weather changes for the worse.
Weather phr"Weather Breeder" - a day of unusual fineness coming suddenly after a series of damp, dull days, especially at the times of year when such a genial day is not looked for. Such a day is generally followed by foul weather.
Weather phr"Weather Holds" - weather of any kind holds.
Weather phr"Weather the Storm" - endure and survive a storm. 2. fig. surmount opposition, criticism, difficult circumstances or crisis without be seriously affected; ride out a crisis.
Weather-beaten adjBeaten by the weather. 2. worn or damaged by exposure to the weather or the outdoors.
Weather-bitten adjEaten into, defaced or worn, by exposure to the weather.
Weatherboard nThe windward side of a vessel. 2. planks placed over an opening to keep out driven water. 3. clapboard: series of horizontal boards used to cover the exterior of timber-framed building.
Weatherboarding nFeather-edged boards fixed horizontally so that the thick edge of one overlaps the thin edge of another - used for fencing or roofing.
Weather-burnt adjScorched, burnt by over-exposure to the sun.
Weather-candle nThe candle of the open air: "the Sun".
Weathercock nA vane in the shape of a cock. 2. a mechanical device rotating around one axis and attached to an elevated object, such as a roof for showing the direction of the wind. 2. by a Papal enactment made in C9tha figure of a cock was set up on every church steeple as the emblem of St Peter. The emblem is an allusion to his denial of the Lord thrice before the cock crew twice.
Weathercock phr"Upon the Weather Cock" - inclined to turn and vary.
Weather-driven adjSomething propelled by or driven forward by the action of the wind upon sails of a ship, water, or a windmill.
Weather-eaten adjConsumed, rotted or eroded by the weather.
Weathered adjWorn, or weather-beaten by the weather, as of rocks, stone, complexion.
Weather-eye nOne with a keen eye for observing the weather.
Weather-eye phr"Keep One's Weather-eye Open" - to be watchful and alert and keep one's wits about them.
Weather forecast nA prediction in the Media, on TV,or on the radio of future weather conditions, often for a specific locality.
Weather-forecaster nA person, sometimes a meteorologist, who forecast the weather.
Weather-forecasting nThe science of using meteorology to predict future weather.
Weather-gall nSomething applied to other appearances in the ? to which the same significance is attributed.
Weatherglass nAn instrument to indicate the state of the atmosphere, esp. changes of atmospheric pressure; and, hence changes of weather, such as barometers or baroscopes.
Weather-hardened adjAcclimatized or inured by frequent exposure to the weather.
Weather-headed adjLight-headed, foolish.
Weather-helm nA condition where a ship has its helm kept a little to the windward to prevent her head coming up in the wind.
Weathering nObs: especially favourable or fair weather. 2. mechanical or chemical breaking down of rocks in situ by the weather and other causes. 3. in architecture: a slight inclination given to an approximately horizontal surface to enable to throw off water.
Weathering phr"Weathering of Time" - the effect of time on life.
Weatherless adjWithout weather.
Weatherlike adjResembling the weather in some way: changeable, unpredictable, following a seasonal pattern, etc.
Weatherliness nThe quality of being weatherly.
Weatherlore nMeteorology. 2. a non-scientific popular beliefs, relating to weather forecasting.
Weatherly advOf or pertaining to the weather. 2. to the windward. 3. capable of keeping close into the wind without drifting to the leeward.
Weatherman nMeteorologist; weatherwoman.
Weather-monger nOne (not always a professional meteorologist) who foretells the weather; one who is weather wise. 2. one engaged in predicting the weather. 3. weather diviner or long-range weather forecaster; (a monger of weather)
Weather-rotted adjRotted by exposure to rain and heat.
Weather ship nA ship used by the Weather Bureau to assist in the compilation of the official weather forecasts.
Weather shore nA shore to weather or windward, placing the vessel in the lee of the land. 2. any kind of protection creating a relative calm.
Weather-sick adjMade sick by over exposure to certain kinds of weather.
Weather side nThe windward side or weatherside of a vessel, a building, a tree, a mountain, that is most exposed to damage or injury from the weather.
Weather speak nA phatic conversation about the weather.
Weather-stained adjDisfigured by the action of the weather.
Weather-tight adjA proof against the rain and wind.
Weather-tough adjAcclimatized or inured by frequent exposure to the weather. 2. weather-hardened; inured.
Weather-vane nWeather-fane, a weathercock.
Weather window nInterval when weather conditions can be expected to be suitable for a particular project, such as launching a satellite.
Weather wisdom nThe traditional lore of weather prognostics.
Weather-withstanding adjResistant against the extremes of the weather.
Weather-wise adjSkilled in prognostics of the weather.
Weather-worn adjDestitute of herbs or vegetation, as the wild, without herb, weather-worn promontory.
Weave nA method or pattern of weaving.
Weave vbTo form (a fabric) by interlacing (yarn, etc), esp on a loom. 2. to make or construct by such a process: to weave a shawl. 3. to make or construct (an artifact, such as a basket) by interlacing a pliable material, such as cane. 4. (of a spider) to make a web. 5. to construct by combining separate elements into a whole. 6. often followed by in, into, through, etc . to introduce: to weave factual details into a fiction. 7. to create a way, etc by moving from side to side: to weave through a crowd 8. of a stabled horse: to swing the head, neck, and body backwards and forwards.
Weave phr"Get Weaving" - begin working, hurry, moving.
Weave phr"Weave In and Out" - advance by moving sideways around obstacles.
Weave phr"Weave Into" - make thread into cloth by weaving them together.
Weave phr"Weave One's Spell" - have a magical effect. 2. charm interest or influence somebody or something in its own special way.
Weave phr"Weave Up" - make threads into cloth from threads by weaving them together.
Weaved adjWoven or plaited.
Weaver nOne who weaves clothes, materials, carpets etc. for a living.
Weaverbird nAny of the various Old World (passerine) birds resembling finches, that build complex, communal nests.
Weavercraft nThe art or technique of weaving.
Weaver's bottom nInflammation of the bursa that separates the gluteus maximus muscle of the buttocks from the underlying bony prominence of the bone that a person sits on (ischial tuberosity). See 'Housemaid's knee'
Weaver's knot nA sheet bend in weaving.
Weaving nThe process of making vowen material on a loom. 2. pieces of vowen material. 3. an unsteady motion backwards and forward.
Weaving phr"Get Weaving" - to hurry; start to do something.
Weavingly advIn a weaving pattern or motion.
Weazen vbTo make wizened; to wizen.
Weazened adjWizened.
Weazeny adjAlteration of wizened: shrivelle, wrinkled, shrinkish in appearance.
Web nAny interconnected set of persons, places, or things. 2. the World Wide Web (also spelled Web). 3. the part of a baseball mitt between the forefinger and thumb, the webbing. 4. a latticed or woven structure. 5. interconnection between flanges. 6. the thinner vertical section of a railway rail between the top and bottom of the rail. 7. a fold of tissue connecting the toes of certain birds. 8. a continuous strip of material carried by rollers during processing. 9. a long sheet of paperweb (third-person singular simple present webs, present participle webbing, simple past and past participle webbed)
Web vbTo construct or form a web; to weave. 2. to cover with a web or network. 3. to ensnare or entangle. 4. to provide with a web.
Web phr"The Web of Life" - the destiny of an individual from the cradle to the grave; from "Womb to Doom'.
Web aware adjDesignating an application, device, etc., capable of accessing or interacting with websites independently of a web browser. 2. having an up-to-date or thorough understanding of the web.
Web-beacon nA web beacon is an object embedded in a web page or email, which unobtrusively (usually invisibly) allows checking that a user has accessed the content. Common uses are email tracking and page tagging for web analytics.
Web-beam nIn a loom, the beam or roller to which the warp threads are attached and which are wrapped around the woven cloth.
Webbed adjHaving ones toes or fingers united by a web or fold of skin. 2. covered with or as if with a web.
Webber nA weaver.
Webbing nA strong hemp fabric woven in narrow strips of about 3mm wide used for chairs. 2. toes united by a web of skin.
Web-book nA class of laptop computer. 2. a book that is available in HTML on the web.
Webby adjConsisting of, resembling, or having webs or a web.
Webcast n"Broadcasting" over the internet distribution of audio and/or video content - or other messages to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communication media.
Webcaster nA person or organization that transmits a webcast over the internet.
Webcasting nBroadcasting over the World Wide Web, using a webcam. 2. spreading information over the Internet using push technology.
Web-diver nA person skilled in web-diving.
Web-diving nThe act of viewing the less known part of the Internet (in contrast to web-surfing).
Web-eye nA disease of the eye arising from a film suffusing it. 2. in computing, an abundant mass of tissue arising from conjunctivitis of the inner corner of the eye that blurs vision by growing over the eye.
Web-feed nOn the World Wide Web, a web-feed (a news feed) ia s a data format for providing users with frequently updated content.
Web-foot nA foot that has toes connected by folds of skin. 2. a web-footed animal.
Web-footed adjHaving ones toes united by a web of skin. 2. with web-feet; having the toes connected by webs.
Web head nA person in charge of a radio or television broadcasting network. 2. an avid and enthusiastic user of the World Wide Web
Web-headed adjCharacteristic of the behavior of an avid user of the Web.
Webbing nA strong, narrow closely woven fabric used specifically for seat belts and harness in upholstery.
Webbish adjWebby, consisting of a web, resembling a web, palmated.
Webless adjWithout a web or webbing.
Weblike adjHaving open interstices or resembling a web. 2. lacey, net-like, netted, webbed, reticular.
Web-link nA hyperlink, a printed address of a website in a book, newpaper, etc.
Webmaster nA webmaster is someone who creates and manages the content and organization of a website, manages the computer server and technical programming aspects of a website or does both.
Web-ring nA number of websites with related content, offering links to one another in such a way, that one may view each of them without referring to a single referring site.
Web-root nAn Internet term: the topmost directory in which the files making up a web site are located on a web server
Web-shop nA sales outlet which supplies goods or services over the Internet.
Web-spinner nThe order Embioptera, commonly known as webspinners, are a small group of mostly tropical and subtropical insects, classified under the subclass Pterygota. The order has also been referred to as Embiodea or Embiidina.
Webster nA female weaver.
Web-stream nA streaming media delivery method which uses the Internet to deliver audio or video playback to the end-user.
Web-toed adjHaving feet with webbing; webfooted.
Web-toed adjHaving ones toes united by a web of skin.
Webwheel nA wheel having a plate or disc instead of spokes or with rim,spokes, and centre in one piece as in the balance wheel of a clock or watch..
Webwork nA mesh or network of links as connecting pieces. 2. a network of things interlinked in a manner resembling a web. 3. an elevated network of roads and overpasses. 4. a network of broken tiny veins, often on the nose or face.
Webworm nAny one of the various caterpillars of diverse families, that spin a web.
Wecche vbTo rouse from sleep. 2. to stir up, excite, (wind, fire, passion, strife). 2. see awecche.
Wecht nAn instrument for winnowing grain.
Wed vbTo marry (another person) in a formal ceremony. 2. to unite (a couple) in marriage or wedlock; marry. 3. to bind by close or lasting ties; attach firmly. 4. to blend together or unite inseparably: a nove that weds style and content perfectly. 5. to contract marriage; marry. 6. to become united or to blend.
Wed phr"Wedded to (Something)" - be so attached to, or absorbed in, something that one finds no room for anything else. 2. to be utterly dedicated to a proposal.
Wed phr"Wed to" - combine one thing or quality to another.
Wedand nOne who rages and/or raves, weeds, wood, wedes. cf: almightend, fiend, friend, halend, milciend, shapend, waldend, stycan etc.
Wedbreach nBreaking of the wedding covenant. 2. wedbreak; wed-break.
Wedbreaker nAn adulterer.
Wedcast nA wedcast of a wedding.
Wedded adjMarried, joined in matrimony, or wedlock.
Wedded-bliss nLit. the happiness of being married; marriage.
Wedding nThe social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed, wedding ceremony, nuptials. 2. the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony; marriage ceremony.
Wedding phr"No Herring no Wedding" - a bad fishing season discourages marriage among fisher-folk.
Wedding-breakfast nA celebratory meal eaten just after a wedding (at any time of day) and before the honeymoon by a couple and their guests.
Wedding-cake nA rich, iced-cake, portions of which are given to kin and kith attending the wedding, and to absent kith and kin who are absent.
Wedding-day nThe day and ceremony when people wed or an anniversary of the day.
Wedding-finger nThe fourth finger on the left hand.
Weddingless adjWithout a wedding; as a weddingless marriage.
Wedding-like adjResembling or characteristic of a wedding
Wedding-monger nOne, a wedding monger, actively engaged in organization of weddings.
Wedding-night nThe night after the wedding (especially with reference to is consummation).
Wedding ring nA plain gold ring used in the marriage ceremony. 2. a a ring worn by a married person.
Weddingy adjOr, of pertaining, to a wedding.
Wede vbTo be or to become mad; cf. woody; mad. 2. to be wild with rage or desire; to rage against something. 3. of waves, pestilence: to be furious.
Wed-free adjFree from the bounds of marriage.
Wedge nOne of the simple machines; a piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering, as a wedge under the door. 2. a piece (of food etc.) having this shape: a wedge of cheese. 3. geom. a five-sided polyhedron with a rectangular base, two rectangular or trapezoidal sides meeting in an edge, and two triangular ends. 4. (fig.) something that creates a division, gap or distance between things. 5.(archaic) - flank of cavalry acting to split some portion of an opposing army, charging in an inverted V formation. 6. a type of iron, golf club used for short, high trajectories. 7. a group (a skein) of geese or swans when they are in flight in a V formation. 9. colloq. in UK - a quantity of money. 10. phonetics - IPA character <ʌ>, which denotes an open-mid back rounded vowel.
Wedge vbTo support or secure using a wedge; to wedge open a window. 2. to force into a narrow gap. 3. to work wet clay by cutting or kneading.
Wedge phr"Drive a Wedge Between" - set out to cause two persons to confront each other.
Wedge phr"Thin Edge of the Wedge" - a thing unimportant in itself that implies the state of growing much larger. 2. insignificant start of worsening situation. 3. an action or procedure of little importance in itself, but likely to lead to more serious developments.
Wedge phr"Wedge Out" To thin out into a wedge.
Wedge phr"Wedge their Way" - to little by little moved forward towards their aim or goal.
Wedge-bone nThe sphenoid, wedged-shaped bone, or compound bone at the base of the skull.
Wedged adjCuneiform.
Wedge-like adjResembling or similar to a wedge.
Wedge-shaped adjShaped like a solid wedge. 2. V-shaped.
Wedged-shaped writing nCuneiform writing or script.
Wedge-wise adjAfter the manner, in the form of a wedge.
Wedgy adjHaving the form or uses of the wedge; cuneal.
Wedhood nThe marriage of married state. 2. marriage, matrimony, wedlock.
WedingadjRaging, raving, weedy.
Wedlock nMarriage, matrimony, (slang): shackledom. 2. the married state.
Wedlock phr"Born Out of Wedlock" - brn of unmarried parents.
Wedlock phr"Wedlock it" - to get married, become hitched, walk down the aisle.
Wedlock breaker nAn adulterer.
Wedlockhood nThe marriage state. matrimony, (slang):shackledom.
Wed-man nA married man.
Wednesday nThe fourth day of the week, following Tuesday. Origin: before 950; Middle English Wednesdai, Old English Wēdnesdæg, mutated variant of Wōdnesdæg Woden's day; cognate with Dutch Woensdag, Danish onsdag; translation of Latin Mercuriī diēs day of Mercury
Weed nAn article of clothing, a garment. 2. an article of mourning clothes, weeds: mourning clothes or garb.
Weed nAn herbaceous plant, usually a wild plant not wanted where it is growing. 2. a thin looking, feeble person. 3. an inferior horse (slang). 4. tobacco; marijuana.
Weed vbTo clear an area of weeds. 2. sort out inferior parts for removal. 3. rid of or remove of inferior or unwanted members (of a council or committee etc).
Weed phr"Weed (something) Out" - get rid of parts or an element that weakens or injures the whole. 2. improve the whole by doing something.
Weedeater nA whipper-snipper, string-trimmer, weed-whip. 2. an insecticide that kills weeds.
Weeded adjFree from weed, weed-free, weedless. 2. of a crop: thin out, sparse of weeds.
Weeder nOne who weeds for work.
Weed-grown adjOvergrown with weeds.
Weed-head nOne addicted to marijuana.
Weedful adjCovered with weeds; weed-ridden, weedful, abounding in weeds.
Weedgrown adjOvergrown with weeds.
Weedily advIn a weedy manner.
Weediness nThe state or condition of a being weedy.
Weeding nThe action of removing weeds.
Weedless adjFree of weeds.
Weedlike adjresmbling or characteristic of weeds in some aspect.
Weedliness nThe quality or state of being weedy; lack of physical presence; feebleness.
Weedling nA small, thin, weakly person.
Weeds nWidow's weeds garments, clothing worn by mourners.
Weeds phr"In Full Widow's Weeds" - deep mourning clothing worn by widows.
Weed tree nApplied to a tree of little timber value.
Weedy adjFull of or having many weed, overgrown with weeds. 2. lankly and weedy. 3. weak-looking; of poor physique. 4. feeble, lacking strength.
Weedy adjMad, raging, furious.
Weedy adjOf a woman: wearing or clad in widows weeds or mourning clothes.
Week nA period of seven successive days, usually understood as beginning with Sunday and ending with Saturday. 2. a period of seven successive days that begins with or includes an indicated day: the week of June 3. 3. a period of seven successive days devoted to a particular celebration, honor, cause, etc. 4. the working days or working portion of the seven-day period; workweek.
Week advSeven days before or after a specified day: He left yesterday week.
Week phr"Any Day of the Week" - at any time.
Week phr"At Week's End" - on Friday.
Week phr"Be in by the Week's End" - to be caught, ensnared, fig. to be deeply (very quickly) in love.
Week phr"Go to It By the Week" - to commit oneself thoroughly.
Week phr"Knock Somebody into the Middle Of Next Week" - hit somebody very hard.
Week phr"Week in, Week out" - continually, unremittingly.
Week phr"Week of Sundays" - a long time; an indefinite period.
Week phr"Week to Week" - continuing or recurring in successive weeks; continual.
Weekday nA day of the week. 2. (pl) days of the weeks
Weekend nSaturday and Sunday.
Weekend vbTo spend the weekend away on holiday.
Week-ending nThe habit of spending the weekend away from home.
Week-ending adjSuggestive of the week end.
Weekender nOne who spends their weekends away from home. 2. a home which one owns and occupies usually, only at weekends.
Week-long advContinuing or lasting for a week.
Weekly nA publication issued once weekly.
Weekly adjA pertaining of a week. 2. happening once a week.
Weekly advHappening once a week.
Weeknight nA night of the week.
Week-old advSeve days old; being seven days ago.
Week work nIn OE. law, work done for the lord by unfree tenant for so many days of the week, usually three days.
Weel nA deep pool; a deep place in a river or the sea, an eddy or whirlpool.
Weel nA wicker trap for catching fish or eels. 2. a basket in which fish are keep; a creel.
Ween nDoubt; conjecture.
Ween vbTo think, fancy. 2. to imagine, believe; suppose, guess, have an opinion.
Weep vbTo express grief, sorrow, or any overpowering emotion by shedding tears; shed tears; cry: to weep for joy; to weep with rage. 2. to let fall drops of water or other liquid; drip; leak. 3. to exude water or liquid, as soil, a rock, a plant stem, or a sore. weep for (someone or something); mourn with tears or other expression of sorrow: he wept his dead brother. 5. to shed (tears); pour forth in weeping: to weep tears of gratitude. 6. to let fall or give forth in drops: trees weeping an odorous gum.

7. to pass, bring, put, etc., to or into a specified condition with the shedding of tears (usually followed by away, out, etc.): to weep one's eyes out.

Weep nWeeping, or a fit of weeping. 2. the exudation of water or liquid.
Weep phr"Weep Away" - To spend,consume in tears and lament. 2. to remove or wash away with tears of commiseration.
Weep phr"Weep One's Fill" - sorrow of the heart; deepness of a wound (fig.)
Weep phr"Weep Out" - utter with tears.
Weep phr"Weep Over" - express regret at something or for somebody. 2. cry over.
Weeper nOne who weeps; a mourner at a funeral, esp. one hired to do so. 2. a small image of a mourner on a monument. 3. a man's crepe hatband for funerals. 4. a widow's black crepe veil or white cuffs. 5. a notion long prevailing in England that it augured ill for future happiness if the bride did not weep profusely at the wedding.
Weepers nLong black streamers hanging from the hatband of male mourners during the C19th.
Weepily advIn a tearful, weeping, sad manner.
Weeping nThe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); crying, weeping, tears.
Weeping adjShowing sorrow, dolorous, dolourous, lachrymose, tearful. 2. having branches or flower heads that bend downward; cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping.
Weeping-dale nVale or valley of tears.
Weeping-hole nAn opening through which moisture percolates; a weep-hole. 2. a hole to allow collected water to escape, as condensation on the inside of a window.
Weepingly advIn a weeping manner.
Weeping-pine nPinus excelsa, so called because of long dropping needle or leaves.
Weeping-ripe adjReady to weep, or ripe for weeping.
Weeping-room nOpportunity for weeping.
Weeping-time nA time when one weeps or may weep. 2. of climate, weather, sky: dripping, drizzling.
Weeping willow nA decorative variety of willow tree with esp. pendulous branches. 2. used of a cultivar of Peking willow (saliva babylonica) as well as it's hybrid.
Weeply adjLamentable tearful, inclined to tears.
Weepy adjWeeping, mournful, lugubrious. 2. exuding moisture, damp, oozy.
Weese vbTo ooze, drip or distill gently.
Weevil nOE. "wifel" - a beetle. 2. a common name given to thousands of different kinds of small beetles, all distinguished by heads lengthened out to resemble beaks. 2. any insect damaging stored grain.
Weevilled adjInfested with weevils.
Weevily advInfested with weevils.
Weezle nThe trachea or windpipe (cf:weasand). 2. epiglottis.
Weft nUSU 2. the threads. 2. strips of cane, straw, etc. used as the filling in weaving baskets, mats, etc. 3. yarn used as weft threads. 3. that which is spun or woven. 4. film over the eye. 5. a mat of hairs on the stem or leaf of a plant. 6.streak of cloud, a thin layer of smoke or mist.
Weft vbTo form a weft or web. 2. to interlace the weft with the warp.
Weft phr"The Weft of the World" - (the weft of the world was untorn): the fabric of the world.
Weft-finger nThe forefinger.
Wefting nThe act or practice of form a web or weave.
Weftwise advOf, or relating to the weft running across the warp; crosswise.
Wefty adjOf the nature of a weft or thread, plants, vapour.
Weigh vbTo determine the weight of an object. 2. often with "out", to measure a certain amount of something by its weight. 3. fig. to determine the intrinsic value or merit of an object, to evaluate. 4. fig. to judge; to estimate. 5. to consider a subject.

6. to have a certain (body) weight. 7. to have weight; to be heavy; to press down. 8. to be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance. 9. to raise an anchor free of the seabed. 10. to weigh anchor. 11. to bear up; to raise; to lift into the air; to swing up.  12.(obsolete) to consider as worthy of notice;

Weigh vbTo shake, toss, agitate, move about.
Weigh phr"Weigh Against" - tend to make people disfavor or reject somebody. 2. to tell against.
Weigh phr"Weigh Anchor" - raise the anchor . 2. prepare to leave the docking berth or moorings.
Weigh phr"Weigh Down" - to cause to bend or sag by overburdening (lit and fig.). 2. to oppress, burden, overload. 3. to be too much to cope with. 4. lower somebody's spirits; make somebody sad and anxious.
Weigh phr"Weigh In" - to undergo a weigh-in: two days before the fight, boxers weigh in in order to meet the weight limit of their division; jockeys finishing in the first three placing weigh in to see that their "weight " is correct 2. to subject to a weigh-in at the loading dock. 3. to weigh. He weighs in at upwards of 250 pounds. 4. to bear on an issue: everyone wanted to weigh in on what kind of car he should buy. 5. join in.
Weigh phr"Weigh in With" - lend one's weight. 2. bring something along. 3. to produce a strong argument.
Weigh phr"Weigher of Souls" - God; as "Like a skillful weigher of souls (God), put into the balance pleasure and pain.
Weigh phr"Weigh One Somebody's Mind" - worry, make anxious.
Weigh phr"Weigh One's Words" - speak, or write with deliberate care in choosing one's words, either for stylistics or make one's meaning perfectly clear. 2. avoid giving verbal offence to others.
Weigh phr"Weigh Out" - measure a quantity of something by weight.
Weigh phr"Weigh Up" - assess, judge, consider carefully before forming a judgement. 2. consider alternatives carefully before choosing one of them. 3. evaluate or consider something; weigh something up.
Weigh phr"Weigh With" - be regarded as important by somebody, be seriously considered by somebody.
Weigh-bridge nA public place with equipment to which commodities are brought to be weighed. 2. a weigh-house.
Weigh vbTo act as a ballast.
Weighed adjMeasured or apportioned (a certain quantity) by weight. 2. determined of weight by scales.
Weigher nOne who weighs or performsthe duty of weighing things.
Weigher nThe Equator.
Weigher phr"Weigher of Souls" - "Like a skillful weigher of souls (God), put into the balance pleasure and pain.
Weigh house nA public office where certificates guaranteeing the accuracy of weight of loads are issued.
Weigh-in nThe act or procedure of a jockey, boxer etc
Weighing nThe undergoing of a weigh-in: two days before the fight, as boxers who weigh in in order to meet the weight limit of their division; or jockies who finish in the first three placings weigh in to see that their "weight " is correct.
Weighing adjThat weighs. 2. that weighs on or burdens.
Weighman nA man whose work is to weigh goods or articles.
Weighmaster nA company employees or licensed public official who verifies the weight of goods, as ore, coal, grain.
Weight nThe amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs. 2. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a region of constant gravitational acceleration, as a measure of mass. 3. a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass: avoirdupois weight. 4. a unit of heaviness or mass: the pound is a common weight in English-speaking countries. 5. a body of determinate mass, as of metal, for using on a balance or scale in weighing objects, substances, etc.
Weight vbTo add weight to; load with additional weight: to weight sacks before dumping them overboard. 2. to load (fabrics, threads, etc.) with mineral or other matter to increase the weight or bulk. 3. to burden with or as if with weight (often followed by down): as in financial worries . 4. to give a statistical weight to: to bias or slant toward a particular goal or direction; manipulate.
Weight phr"Be a Weight off Someone's Mind" - to be a great relief.
Weight phr"Bring in One's Weight" - metaphorically speaking, to bear on an issue; frequently construed with on or with.
Weight phr"By Weight" - according to measurement of heaviness or mass: rates are determined by weight.
Weight phr"Lend One's Weight to" - to use one's influence to support some cause.
Weight phr"Pull one's Weight" :to contribute one's rightful share of work to a project or job: We will finish in time if we each pull our weight; also, pull one's own weight.
Weight phr"Put on Weight" - increase one's weight.
Weight phr"Take the Weight of Someone's Shoulders" - assist some one by relieving them of a responsibility.
Weight phr"Throw One's Weight About" - to use one's power and influence, especially beyond the bounds of propriety, to secure some personal gain.
Weight phr"Weight of Years" - aged, advanced in years, aging.
Weight phr"Worth One's Weight in Gold" - highly valued as an employee, member of a team, etc. 2. be very desirable; helpful; useful.
Weighted adjDetermined by value or importance.
Weightful adjFull of weight or heaviness.
Weightfully advIn a weightly manner. 2. with or as weight.
Weightiness nThe quality of being weighty.
Weighting nFig. weights, as "higher weighting was assigned to data from double-blind studies."
Weightless adjWhich has no weight. 2. which is not being affected by gravity
Weightlessness nThe state of being free from the effects of gravity. 2. an experience or instance of being free from gravity or weightless 3. the state of being free from stress.
Weightlessly advIn a weightless manner.
Weight-like adjResembling or characteristic of weight.
Weightloss nThe loss of bodily weight. 2. the amount of bodily weight lost through diet and exercise.
Weightness nWeightiness: the quality of being weighty.
Weight-watcher nOne who follows the methods and philosophy of the company "Weight Watchers" of losing weight by forming helpful habits, eating smarter and healthier and getting more exercise.
Weightwise adjIn terms of weight.
Weighty adjOf great gravity or significance; requiring earnest thought, condition or application. 2. highly important, serious, grave, momentous. 3. ranking high in respect of importance or value. 4. of an argument, utterance etc. producing a powerful effect, adopted to influence or convince, potent; adopted to turn the balance of the mind. 5. rigorous, severe, afflictive.
Weine vbOE. wone. 2. to lament, wail.
Weir nA dam in a river to raise and control water for irrigation, navigation, power or ornament . 2. a weel, or fence of stakes set in a stream for catching fish.
Weir vbTo provide with a weir.
Weird adjInvolving or suggesting the supernatural; unearthly or uncanny: a weird sound; weird lights. 2. fantastic; bizarre: a weird getup. 3. archaic. concerned with or controlling fate or destiny. 4. unnatural, preternatural. weird, eerie, unearthly, uncanny refer to that which is mysterious and apparently outside natural law. (Weird refers to that which is suggestive of the fateful intervention of supernatural influences in human affairs: one's weird adventures. (Eerie refers to that which, by suggesting the ghostly, makes one's flesh creep). (Unearthly refers to that which seems by its nature to belong to another world. Uncanny refers to that which is mysterious because of its apparent defiance of the laws established by experience; an uncanny ability.
Weird nArchaic: fate or destiny. 2. one of the Fates
Weird vbTo ordain by the decree of fate, esp. to be destined or divinely appointed to, into or unto. 2. to assign to a person his fate; to wierd. 3. to apportion as one's destiny or lot. 4. to advise or warn by the knowledge of coming fate. 5. to destine or ordain.
Weird phr"Dree One's Weird" - to surrender to one's fate.
Weird phr"Weird and Wonderful" - strange but wonderful and clever.
Weird phr"Weird Out" - make uneasy , bewildered or disquieted by something considered very strange, as a film.
Weird-dom nThe supernatural world; weird-dom.
Weirdish adjSomewhat weird.
Weirdless-nessnA state or condition of being weirdless.
Weird-light nThe light of destiny.
Weird-like adjSuggestive of the supernatural, ominous, eery, uncanny of a person.
Weirdly adjFavoured by fate, happy, prosperous. 2. pertaining to or suggestive of witchcraft or the supernatural.
Weirdly advIn a weird or fantastic manner.
Weird-man nA wizard, soothsayer, warlock, astrologer.
Weirdness nThe fact or quality of being weird.
Weird Sisters nThe Fates. 2. the witches of Macbeth.
Weirdsome adjUncanny, mysterious.
Weird-woman nA witch.
Weirdy adjFateful.
Wel-begone adjSurrounded with happiness or prosperity,
Welch vbSee; "Welsh"
Welcome nA greeting or reception. 2. salutation to a newcomer. 3. kind reception of a guest or newcomer. 4. A hearty welcome. 5. one who comes so as to please the will of another.
Welcome vbTo accept gladly. 2. bid welcome to; greet upon arrival, receive with professions of kindness. 3. to salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor.
Welcome adjGiving pleasure or satisfaction or received with pleasure or freely granted. 2. received with gladness; admitted willingly - to a house, entertainment. 2. producing gladness; grateful; as, welcome news. 4. free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to.
Welcome phr"Be Welcome to" -be(willingly) allowed to.
Welcome adj"Made Welcome" - gladly received.
Welcome phr"Make Welcome" - receive hospitably.
Welcome phr"Wear Out One's Welcome" - to come so often or to linger so long as no longer to be welcome. 2. outstay one's welcome
Welcome phr"Welcome Back" - greet somebody enthusiastically on his return on their return.
Welcome phr"You're Welcome" - There is no need for thanks. 2. I'm was pleased to do it.
Welcomeless adjWithout a welcome or greeting. 2. unwelcomed.
Welcomeness nThe state of being welcomed or greeting.
Welcomer nOne who welcomes or greeting.
Welcome-to-our-house nA plant, a kind of spurge (Euphorbia Cyparissias).
Welcoming nThe action of greeting or making welcome. 2. that welcomes or gives welcome. 3. a welcome.
Welcomingly advIn or with a welcomingly manner.
Welcomingness nThe state or quality of being welcomed or made welcome.
Weld nRuler: see 'wald'.
Weld nThe plant "Reseda Luteola" which yields a yellow dye. 2. weldwort.
Wel-dede nA good deed, a benefit, a good or well deed.
Welder nA ruler, governor.
Weldworts nPlants (welds) of the N.O. Resedaceae named by Lindley.
Wele nSee "Weal"
Welfare nGovernmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need; public assistance. 2. something that aids or promotes well-being; benefit. 3. a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous; wellbeing, well-being, upbeat, eudaemonia. 4. well-doing or well-being in any respect; the enjoyment of health and the common blessings of life; exemption from any evil or calamity; prosperity; happiness
Welfare phr"On Welfare" - receiving money, goods, clothing free from governmental agencies.
Welfare-queennA pejorative term with refer to women who allegedly collect excessive welfare payments through fraud or manipulation.
Welfare-to-work adjA social program designed to wean those receiving government benefits back to employment.
Welfare work nOrganized effort for the welfare of the poor, disabled.
Welfare-worker nSomeone employed to provide social services, esp. to the disadvantaged.
Welfaring adjFaring well, prosperous, thriving.
Welful adjProductive of happiness.
Welfulness nHappiness, health, prosperity.
Welkin nA cloud; the sky, the sun's-dwelling. 2. the apparent arch or vault of heaven, overhead, the sky. 3. the sky, firmament, sun's-dwelling. 4. the abode of the devil, or of mythology the gods of heaven. 5. the upper atmosphere. 6. the region of the air on which are the clouds; where birds fly, the sky, the sun's-dwelling. 6. the moons way, land of the stars, moon land, sun's land.
Welkin phr"Make the Welkin Ring" - descriptive of loud sound, such as thunder, in the sky.
Welkin phr"Rend the Welkin" - tearing of the sky.
Welkin phr"To the Welkin" - to the sky.
Welkin-eye nA heavenly or blue eye.
Welkin-high adjSky high; very high.
Welkin-wise adjAfter the fashion of the welkin.
Welkin-wizard? nAn administrative maker who makes astrological forecasts. 2. an astrologer.
Well advIn a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard '`good' is a non-standard variant for `well'). 2. thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "well-done meat". 3. indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it". 4. (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully;"a book well worth reading". 5. to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the job was well underway". 6. favorably; with approval; "he thought well of the book". 7. to a great extent or degree; as, "well over budget". 8. with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well". 9. with prudence or propriety; "you would do well to say nothing". 10. with skill or in a pleasing manner; "he writes well". 11. in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; advantageously. 12. in financial comfort; "they live well"; comfortably. 13. without unusual distress or resentment; with good humour. 13. in a good or proper manner; justly; rightly; not ill or wickedly. 14. suitably to one's condition, to the occasion, or to a proposed end or use; suitably; abundantly; fully; adequately; thoroughly. 15. fully, approximately or about; -- used with numbers; obs. "Well a ten or twelve." 16. in such manner as is desirable; so as one could wish satisfactorily; favorably; advantageously; conveniently. "It boded well to you." 17. considerably; not a little; far. Note: Well is sometimes used elliptically for it is well, as an expression of satisfaction with what has been said or done, and sometimes it expresses concession, or is merely expletive; as, well, the work is done; well, let us go; well, well, be it so.
WelladjIn good health especially after having suffered illness or injury. 2. resulting favorably; as all's well that ends well" 3. wise or advantageous and hence advisable. 4.good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient; advantageous; happy. 5. being in health; sound in body; not ailing, diseased, or sick; healthy; as, a well man. 6. being in favor; favored; fortunate.
Well nA deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine. 2. a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid. 3. an abundant source; as a well of information; wellspring, fountain, fountainhead. 4. an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway); an opening through the floors of a building, as for a staircase or an elevator; a wellhole 5. an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish, gear, pumping equipment or for protecting something. 6. an issue of water from the earth; a spring; a fountain. 7. a pit or hole sunk into the earth to such a depth as to reach a supply of water, generally of a cylindrical form, and often walled with stone or bricks to prevent the earth from caving in. 8. military, a hole or excavation in the earth, in mining, from which run branches or galleries. 9. the lower part of a furnace, into which the metal falls.
Well vbTo come up, as of a liquid; "tears well in her eyes"; swell. 2. to pour forth, as from a well. 3. to boil, seethe.
Well phr"All's Well that Ends Well" - even though something may have it's problems or unexpected steps or development, all will all tun out well in the end.
Well phr"As Well As" - in addition to, besides,
Well phr"As Well As" - and also; together with; not less than; one as much as the other; as, a sickness long, as well as severe; London is the largest city in England, as well as the capital.
Well phr"Be as Well" - be advisable, prudent.
Well phr"Be Well Out of" - be fortunate not to be involved in or with.
Well phr"Do Well Out of" - profit by.
Well phr"Go Back to the Well" - go to the original source.
Well phr"Leave/Let Well Enough Alone" - well or good in a moderate degree; so as to give satisfaction, or so as to require no alteration. 2. to avoid attempts to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient 2. if it ain't broke, don't fix it; never change a running system.
Well phr"Stand Well With" - to be in the good graces of.
Well phr"Well and Good" - that is all right. 2. that is good or satisfactory. 3. all well and good.
Well phr"Well and Truly" - completely, thoroughly.
Well phr"Well Aware of Something" - fully informed, conscious of something, of something.
Well phr"Well Away" - to bear or submit to something.
Well phr"Well Done" - comment, or exclamation, of approvzal and congratulations.
Well phr"Well I'll Never Did" - exclamation of pleased or displeased surprize.
Well phr"Well Met" - comment that is fortunate, or convenient, ocassion of meeting.
Well phr"Well Off" - in fortunate condition; especially, in good condition as to property or any advantages; thriving; prosperous, wealthy.
Well phr"Well off" - in a fortunate situation, or wealthy.
Well phr"Well Out of" - lucky not to be concerned with.
Well phr"Well Thought Out" - carefully worked out.
Well phr"Well to Do" - well off; prosperous;- used also adjectively."The class well to do in the world."
Well phr"Well Up" - rise up like water in a well. 2. to fill up or gush with, as 'well up with tears'. 3.(of sound) grow louder.
Well phr"Well Up On(Something) - well informed about something.
Well phr"Well to Live" - in easy circumstances; well off; well to do.
Well phr"Well, Well, Well" - intrjection indicating pondering, or consideration of something, sometimes with sarcasm or mock surprize.
Well phr"Well Worth" - certainly worth.
Wella IntjAlas, well then.
Wella advAlso prefix, intensifier: very, exceeding.
Welladay ExclAn exclamation expressing sorrow, lament or lamentation, alas. 2. the utterance of this exclamation. 3. wellaway.
Well-armed adjArmed with a number of weapons.
Wellaway exclAn exclamation of sorrow or lamentation. 2. woe is me.
Wellaway advFor and away, much.
Well-beaten adjA much trodden way or path or region, etc.
Well-be'coming adj(ppl)Highly befitting or suitable.
Well-be'gone adj(ppl)Well-contented, cheerful, joyous.
Well-be'gun adjlWell started, fortunate or favourably started.
Well-be'hated adjDisliked, unloved, not-liked.
Well-be'haved adjDisplaying a good or manner decorum.
Well-being nA state or condition of welfare, health, happiness and/or prosperity. 2. state of being well; healthy, contented.
Well-be'known adjWell known.
Well-believing adjEasy of belief, believable, credulous.
Well-be'loved adjOne dearly loved and cherished.
Well-be'seen adjGood looking, attractive, fair, fetching, of good appearance. 2. well appointed or unparalleled; well furnished with, versed or accomplished in.
Well-be'spoke adjFair or well-spoken, of courteous in speech.
Well-be'teeming adjTo be well stocked to overflowing; prolific, abounding.
Well-boat n(Nautical) a fishing vessel designed to carry live fish in a tank or well.
Well-boden adjWell furnished, well provided. 2. fully armed or equipped.
Well-bodied adjHaving good bodily development.
Well-boned adjHaving long and/or strong bones. 2. having a sound structure or frame.
Well boringnThe art or process of boring an artesian well.
Well-born adjOf good birth or lineage. 2. of gentle blood. 3. having the personal qualities associated with good birth or breeding. 4. noble in nature or characteristic.
Well-bought adjValiantly won; dear or dearly bought or achieved. 2. bought at a fair price. 4. worth the price bought.
Well-breathed adjSound or strong of breathe or wind. 2. exercised so as to be of strong breathe or good wind. 3. not out of breathe.
Well-bred adjWell mannered and refined because of a good upbringing and education. 2. of animals: of a good breed.
Well-breeched adjProsperous, happy, successful.
Well-to-do adjProsperous, well-off, rich, successful.
Well-built adjOf a house or building well constructed. 2. of a poem: soundly written or composed. 3. of a person:strong and robust.
Well-cared-for adjLooked after and tended to in a careful and proper manner or way.
Well-chosen adjWell-chosen words: words carefully and discreetly chosen and crafted in speaking and writing. 2. short and telling, succinct in speech in a piece of writing also used (ironically).
Well-clothed adjWell and neatly dressed.
Well-corned adjExhilarated or excited with liquor; as opposed to barley-hood (drunk and mean).
Well-crafted adjSkilfully crafted, as a sentence in writing; a piece of furniture or carving.
Wellcrest nWatercress: Nasturtium officinale.
Well-dealing adjFair and honest in dealing or in business dealing.
Well-deeded adjCharacterised by good deeds.
Well-deemed adjOf good reputation or report; wellaccounted of.
Well-doer nOne who does well. 2. one who lives virtuously acts uprightly. 3. a performer of moral and social duties.
Well-doing nThe action or practice of doing good; virtuous life and behaviour. 2. good deeds or actions. 3. valour, martial prowess. 4. thriving conditions, health, prosperity, welfare, success.
Well-doing adjThat does good oe equips oneself well. 2. valiant, diligent in performance of work or duty. 3. well-behaved; respectable. 4. well-to-do, prosperous.
Well-done adjWise, prudent, virtuous. 2. skillfully or correctly performed or executed. 3. an exclamation, expression, approval of what someone has done. expression of commendation. 5. that is well done. 6. of meat, food, etc. : well or thoroughly cooked.
Well drainnA drain or vent for water, somewhat like a well or pit, serving to discharge the water of wet land. 2. a drain conducting to a well or pit.
Well-drawn adjSkilfully delineated; also of the human body or form: well prportioned or modeled. 2. strongly ; straightened.
Well-earned adjDeserved; hard but honestly earned.
Welled adjOf metal, molten cast welled together. 2. of milk: boiled, curdled. 3. of curds: coagulated. 4. filled.
Welled adjHaving a well or hollow on the surface. 2. having a tank, cistern in which fish are carried or preserved alive.
Well-edged adjHaving a sharp edge.
Well-eyed adjHaving good eyes or good sight. 2. keen-sighted.
Well-faring adjOf handsome or well-favoured appearance; attractive. 2. good-looking, robust. 3. healthy, 4. couched in appropriate terms. 5. doing well, prosperous.
Well-fed adjWell-nourished. 2. plump, fat, chubby. 3. sleek.
Well-feeling adjSensible, intelligent.
Well-fledged adjWell-feathered.
Well-fleshed adjWell furnished with flesh. 2. plump. 3. inured, become accustomed to or eager for bloodshed.
Well-fletched adjWell-feathered; covered by feathers.
Well-fore'warned adjWarned in advance of some potential or likely danger.
Well-fought adjInured or accustomed to fighting. 2, valiantly contested.
Well-framed adjWell-shaped, constructed, fashioned, composed.
Well-girt adjIn good trim for walking. 2. strenuously bestowed. 3. firmly encircled or secured by a girdle.
Well-given adjWell disposed.
Well-going adjSaid of an animal or machine: operating smoothly and effectively. 2. moving or proceeding with ease.
Well-gotten adjObtained by good means, honourably obtained. (antonym of ill-gotten)
Well-groomed adjWell dressed down to the smallest detail.
Well-grounded adjHaving a competent knowledge of the elements of some study; authentic.
Well-grown adjShowing satisfactory growth or development.
Well-haled adjPulled up properly. 2. drawn tight. 3. causing through pressure or necessity by physical, moral or intellectual means.
Well-handled adjClever, dexterous.
Well-hardened adjInnured or thoroughly conditioned.
Well-head nThe place at which a spring breaks out of the ground. 2. the head-spring or source of a stream or a river. 3. a spring in a marsh or morass. 4. the chief source or fountain-head of anything. 4. the top of a draw-well; also, a more or less elaborate structure erected over this. 5. the structure surrounding a gas or oil well.
Well-hearted adjStout-hearted, courageous. 2. well-disposed, kind-hearted, generous.
Well-heeled adjProsperous in appearance in fact. 2. having plenty of money.
Well-heling nGood concealment or covering; cf: hill, hell.
Well-hewnadjWell cut or sculptured.
Well-hoarded adjWell-stocked, stored. saved and put away for later use.
Well-hole nA shaft; an opening through a floor or series of floors, for a staircase, chimney stack or for the admission of light. 2. the empty space round which the stairs of a winding staircase turn. 3. a vertical passage-way (for machinery, a lift, light etc.)
Well-hued adjOf a pleasing colour, complexion or shade.
Well-hung adjFurnished with large pendulous organs; spec. of a man having large genitals. 2. decorated with rich hangings or tapestry. 3. of the tung: working readily and freely, glib, fluent. 4. of meat or game: hung up for a sufficient time . 5. suspended or attached to as to hang well; said; esp. of a window-sash, carriage, a gate or lady's skirt.
Welling nThe action of boiling or scalding water. 2. the boiling up of a liquid in a pot. 3. the melting or founding of metals. 4. the bubbling up and overflowing (of water). 5. the flowing forth of a stream. 6. the swelling of flood waters, the sea.
Welling nThe action of making or digging a well or a shaft.
Welling adjBoiling, said of liquid or molten metal. 2. of springs, tears- flowing abundantly, surging. 3. that which pours out of a stream or streams. 4. of a wound: bleeding copiously.
Welling-hot adjBoiling hot.
Welling-lead nA cauldron.
Welling woe nOf Hell: (lit and fig) -boiling (hot) hot, infernal.
Welling wood adjRaging mad.
Wellish adjSomewhat well, fairly well to do, wellish off.
Well-kempt adjWell dressed, neat and tidy; esp. used of hair; well-groomed: kempt (combed); well-kept.
Well-kenned adjWell-known, familiar; well-kenned.
Well-kept adjCarefully preserved or stored. 2. faithfully observed or guarded. 3. maintained in good order or condition; well kept. 4. well-kempt.
Well-knit adjFirmly conjoined or compacted; closely linked or compacted. 2. of a person's frame: strongly and compactly built; not loose-jointed.
Well-knowledged adjFurnished with sound knowledge.
Well-known adjKnown to many; widely or generally known. 2. intimately or thoroughly known.
Well-knownness nState of being well-known; well known; somewhat famous. 2. familiarity; intimacy.
Well-laid adjThe state or property of being clearly and well laid or set out. 2. lucid.
Well-leared adjWell learned.
Well-learned adjHaving sound knowledge or instruction. 2. deeply read or versed in a subject.
Well-leaved adjFull of foliage.
Well-led adjEffectively and efficiently managed and directed.
Well-left adjFinancially comfort from the benefits of a bequest or inheritance.
Well-liked adjRegarded with much affection or approval.
Well-liking adjFavourably regard; fondness, approbation or love of.
Well-liking adjIn good condition and of lusty appearance; thriving, healthy, plump. 2. pleasant agreeable.
Well-lit adjNot dark, clearly lit, visible at night.
Well-living adjThat leads a good life.
Well-looking adjOf a person, plant, animal, building etc., good or of attractive appearance, good looking. 2. of an idea: specious, attractive.
Well-lost adjLost for or in a good cause; as 'a well-lost life'
Well-loved adjMuchly loved, well loved and beloved.
Well-made adjOf a person or animal; well-proportioned of a good build. 2. of things: skillfully fabricated, well made or constructed.
Well-marked adjClearly defined or outlined. 2. easy to recognize or distinguish.
Well-matched adjOf comparable strength or power. 2. to be equal with, be on a par with. 3. to be compatible with, harmonious with in a social and economic sense. 4. fit, suitable, go well with, gowell together.
Well-meaned adjFurnished with considerable means or assets. 2. kindly disposed.
Well-meaner adjOne who means well or is of good intentions.
Well-meaning adjDisposed to do what is right and good intended.
Well-meaningness nGood intentions, well-meaning, disposition to kindness and helpfulness.
Well-met adjWelcome.
Well-minded adjHaving or actuated by a good disposition or intention; well minded. 2. right-minded; loyal; generous or favouraly disposed, benevolent. 3. wishful or determined to do something.
Well-mingled adj(OE: mengan): to mix as to unite or combine a well-mixed, well mingled and compatible composition - "of well-mingled loves and woes well-mingled could improve his bliss."
Well-mouthed adjHaving a good mouth in various senses: articulate, fluent etc.
Well-near advNear, close, nearby; well near.
Wellness nThe state of being well or in good health.
Well-nigh advVery near, nearly, well nigh almost wholly or entirely.
Well-nosed adjKeenly scented or fragrant.
Well-off adjFortunate, comfortable, somewhat prosperous or rich. 2. favourably circumstanced, fortunately situated. 2. well provided for, having no lack. 3. in easy circumstance; well to do.
Well-offness nIn a fortunate state; prosperity, well-to-do circumstances.
Well-plucked adjPlucky, fearless.
Well-read adjWell-informed by reading, well read. 2. learned in a subject. 3. of a book- attentively perused; read well in a proper or profitable manner
Well-risen adjOf a horse or deer: having an erect and well-covered neck. 2. of bread and paste: risen high.
Well roomnA room where a well or spring is situated; especially, one built over a mineral spring. 2. a depression in the bottom of a boat, into which water may run, and whence it is thrown out with a scoop.
Well-rooted adjHaving good and strong roots. 2. firmly fixed or grounded (lit. and fig.)
Well-seeing adjSharp or keen of sight.
Well-seen adjWell provided or furnished. 2. skilled, versed, proficient in some study or action. 3. plainly, visible, evident.
Well-set adjOf the Sun: longly set or gone down.
Well-shape advShapeliness, beauty of a figure.
Well-shaped adjHaving a good shape, form or figure. 2. well-shapen.
Well-shot adjWell grown or developed.
Well-sighted adjHaving good sight or mental discernment.
Well sinker nOne who sinks or digs wells.
Well sinking nThe art or process of sinking or digging.
Well-speaking nEloquence, good delivery in speaking, well-spoken-ness.
Well-speaking adjEloquent, well-spoken.
Well-spent adjOf a purchase giving value for money.
Well-spoken adjEloquenct, good delivery in speaking, wellspoken; well spoken.
Well-spokenness nThe art of eloquence.
Well-spring nSource or head-spring of a stream; a fountain. 2. (fig.) a source of perennial emanation or supply.
Well-starred adjBorn under a lucky star, fortunate, propitious.
Well-stocked adjCopious, full furnished with, supplied.
Wellstead nA site for a well. 2. an old name for the bed of a river or riverbed.
Well-strained adjcoming of a good stock or breed.
Well-strand nA small stream flowing from a spring. 2. a well-stream.
Well-stream nA stream flowing from a spring. 2. a well-strand.
Well-stocked adjFilled with a plentiful supply of something.
Well-taken adjSkilfully executed as taking a catch in a sporting contest. 2. of an argument : readily accepted.
Well-tanned adjOf skin, hide etc. - properly tanned. 2. now chiefly with the sense "tanned by the sun" or made brown by the sun; sunburnt.
Well-thewed adjBeing of good character or disposition. 2. well-conducted, well-mannered, virtuous.
Well-thinking adjJudging rightly and fairly.
Well-thought-of adjConsidered worthy, good, virtuous.
Well-thought-of-ness nThe state or condition of being considered worthy in various senses and situation.
Well-thought-out adjPlanned and considered carefully.
Well-thumbed adjBearing marks of frequent handling.
Well-timed adjOccurring, done or made of a good or fitting time; timely, opportune. 2. at the right moment or period.
Well-to-do adjProsperous, well-off, rich, successful.
Well-to-do n"The Well-to-Do" - the rich, the well-heeled, those thriving, successful or prosperous; the well-off.
Well-to-do adjPossessed of a competency. 2. in easy circumstances; successful. 3. thriving, prosperous.
Well-to-do phr"Well to do in the World" - prosperous, rich, successful. 2. "Well to live in the World"
Well-to-do-ness nThe state or quality of being prosperous, thriving, rich.
Well-told adjFluently, articulately spoken or narrated. 2. well-written, versed or composed.
Well-tongued adjGifted with good speech, eloquent.
Well-towen adjWell-trained or instructed. 2. well-conditioned. 3. modest.
Well-trodden adjFrequently walked on or traversed. 2. fig. flowing a familiar path or pattern of action or behavior.
Well-turned adjElegantly expressed of an ankle, body shape etc.
Well-understood adjGrasped with clarity and precision.
Well-water adjWater issuing or drawn from a well or spring. 2. the water that flows into a well from subterraneous springs.
Well-watered adjPlentifully supplied or moistened with water.
Well-weaponed adjFurnished with a vast weaponry or arsenal.
Well-wearing adjRemaining fit and workable despite constant or frequent use.
Well-weighed adjCarefully estimated; duly pondered or considered. 2. of person displaying deliberate purpose and balanced judgement.
Well-will nBenevolence.
Well-will vbTo wish one well; to regard something or someone with favour.
Well-willed adjKindly or favourably disposed.
Well-willer nA benevolent person or one who bears goodwill or well wishes to another or to a cause. 2. one who is disposed to be kindly or friendly . 3. one who is addicted or devoted to a study, esp astrology.
Well-willing nAct of wishing well (to another). 2. goodwill, benevolence, favour, kind regard. 3. one's good pleasure; what seems good to a person to do; intend to do. 4. right or virtuous intentions. 5. willing what is good.
Well-willing adjWell-wishing, disposed to kindness and friendliness; benevolent, loyal. 2. ready or desiring to do something well to another.
Well-willingness nBenevolence; the act of behaving kindly, benevolently, generously, friendly to another.
Well-willy adjBenevolent.
Well-wishnAn act of wishing well to another; a good wish.
Well-wish vbTo wish well to another.
Well-wished adjAffected to good wishes and intentions.
Well-wisher nOne who wishes well to another.
Well-wishing nThe act of wishing well to another.
Well-witted adjGifted with good wits or senses.
Well-witter nOne gifted with good wits or senses; highly intelligent; well witted.
Well woman nDesignating a clinic etc providing health advice and check-ups for problems specific to woman.
Well-won adjGained by honourable effort.
Well-wooded adjCovered with growing trees.
Well-word vbTo praise, eulogise (with well words)
Well-worded adjCouched in proper terms or words; well worded.
Well-worn adjWorn thredabare; trite, common, commonplace.
Well-worth-it nSomething that has value in various way; as, 'It was a must-have well-worth-it that cost only $770.
Well-worthy adjWorthy in a high degree.
Well-wreathed adjSkilfully twisted.
Well-written adjCompetently composed or written.
Well-wrought adjWell made or fashioned, skillfully constricted or put together (of material things.) 2. o immaterial things- esp. of lit. or music composition. 2. of ale: thorough worked or fermented.
Welly-nigh advAlmost, nearly.
Welsh nOf persons: originally belonging to the native population of England in contrast to the Anglo-Saxons. 2. of things pertaining to Wales; the British race in Anglo-Saxon times. 3. the inhabitants of Wales. 4. language of the Welsh people.
Welsh phr"It's All Welsh to Me" - strange language, speech that one does not understand-
Welsh phr"Welsh On" - leave a race-course without paying winning to those who have placed bets with one. 2. repudiate an obligation or agreement previously entered upon.
Welsh harp nThe musical instrument of the ancient welsh minstrels and gleemen.
Welshland nWales.
Welshman/Welshwoman nA native Britain..
Welshness adjOf the welsh character.
Welsome adjProsperous, well off, in good condition.
Welt nOE. weltan; walter: to roll about in various ways. 2. the rolling of the sea in a storm. 3. the act of wallowing (in mire). 4. upset, upheaval, overthrow. 5. confusion, turmoil.
Welt adjFound only in unwealt: steady; of a ship: unsteady, rolling about, cranky.
Welter vbTo roll about, tumble about. 2. also alternative spelling to roll to and fro, move from side to side, to tumble, toss about, to lie sprawling on the ground (in mire). 2. of a ship: to be tossed on the waves. 3. of the stomach: to be disturbed or wallow in slime, blood.
Weltering adjUnsteady, rolling, tumbling.
Wem vbTo disfigure, mutilate (a person or thing). 2. to impair (the mind); to injure (a thing). 3. to desecrate or violate; hurt, harm. 4. to spot or stain with sin or impurity. 5. to stain, mark with spots, blemish, mark with spots, maculate
Wemless adjWithout stain of sin; undefiled, immaculate. 2. free from material blemish or imperfection; spotless. 3. free from hurt or harm; uninjured.
Wemming nDefilement, injury.
Wemod adjPassionate, angry.
Wen adjA lump or protuberance on the body. 2. a knot, bunch, wart; a sebaceous cyst; a tumour under the skin, occurring on the head. 3. pertaining to a swelling on the throat, characteristic of a goiter. 4. an excrescence or tumour on the body of a horse. 5. excresence on a tree. 6. spot, blemish, stain (lit. and fig.)
Wen n'The Great Wen' is a disparaging nickname for London. The term was coined in the 1820s by William Cobbett, the radical pamphleteer and champion of rural England. Cobbett saw the rapidly growing city as a pathological swelling on the face of the nation. ("wen" a sebaceous cyst.) The term is quoted in his 1830 work Rural Rides: "But, what is to be the fate of the great wen of all? The monster, called, by the silly coxcombs of the press, 'the metropolis of the empire'"
Wen nThe Old English rune 'wyn' ᚹ (joy) replaced by 'w'
Wench nC1250–1300; ME, back formation from wenchel, OE. wencel - child, akin to wancol tottering, said of a child learning to walk; akin to German: wankeln - to totter. 2. a country lass or working girl. 3. usually facetious: a girl or young woman. 4. archaic: a strumpet, a prostitute. 5. a girl or young woman, esp. a buxom or lively one: now used facetiously. 6. archaic: a female servant.
Wench vbTo associate, especially habitually, with promiscuous women. 2. archaic: to frequent the company of prostitutes.
Wenchel nA child (of either sex); also a servant or a ; a common woman.
Wencher nOne who associates with common women.
Wenching nThe action of association with common woman. 2. fornication, copulation, swiving.
Wenching adjThat habitually associates with common women.
Wenchless adjUnprovided with a wench or wenches.
Wend vbTo alter the position or direction of. 2. to turn sometime round or over. 3. revolve, turn over (thoughts of the mind). 4. to turn a ship's prow or head to the opposite tack. 5. to turn one's mind, etc.) thoughts, will in a new direction; to alter or change one's mind or intention. 6. to turn a person from one course, condition etc.; to alter or change one's mind, will or purpose. 7. to change the character of another. 8. to turn from one language to another; to translate. 9. to change the form or nature of; transform, transmute, turn into or to. 10. to bring into a certain state. 11. to turn, direct, or betake oneself. 12. of a vane: to revolve in the wind. 13. to take a certain course, to happen, come about. 14. of the wind: to change direction or form. 15. to change, turn one condition into another. 16. of persons: to change or vary one's purpose (said of the heart).

17. to turn from side to side; twist or turn the body. 18. to go off, depart, got out or away. 19. to depart by death, die, pass away (a soul wends it's way to heaven). 20. disappear, decay, perish. 21. proceed, go forward, journey, travel, to make one's way. 22. to move run, flow in a specific direction or course; to go up and down. 23. of a road: to extend or stretch in a continuous line. 24. of a period of time, a season: past, elapsed oer ended.

Wend phr"Wend Adown" - to overthrow, destroy.
Wend phr"Wend Again" - to urn back, to return.
Wend phr"Wend Away"- to turn away, or become turned away. 2. to take away, remove.
Wend phr"Wend from One's Life" - to die, pass away, depart; wend to or into heaven. Cf "To Wend from This World"
Wend phr"Wend from This World" - to die, pass away, depart; to wend to or into heaven. cf "To Wend from This Life"
Wend phr"Wend One's Way" - to go in or journey in a certain way or direction.
Wend phr"Wend To Ground" - to fall from a horse.
Wendagains-lane nA cul-de-sac in London.
Wenday nA day allowed a tenant for repairing his wain (wen) in order to carry grain in harvest.
Wending nAction of turning or changing ; a change or turn. 2. the action of going, proceeding; esp. of going away; departure, journey. 3. a translation. 4. returning: "backward-wending."
Wendling nA wanderer, vagabond, rambler, tramp.
Wenlike adjBeautiful, excellent, worthy.
Wenman nA city dweller; a townfolk; (wenman from London; the "Great Wen").
Wennish adjOf the nature or appearance of a wen.
Wenny adjOf the nature or similar to a wen. 2. afflicted with wens; goitrous.
Went nRelated to "Wend." 2. a course, path, way or passage. 3. a journey, course of movement. 3. a course of action or plan for attaining some end. 4. a turn or change of direction; a turning about. 5. a turning or winding of stairs.
Weorne vbTo wither.
Wept pplOf tears: shed; also fig. of poetry. 2. mourned for, lamented, with tears.
Werde vbTo harm. injure, hurt, damaged.
Were nA male person, man and husband.
Were vbTo check or restrain, ward off, repel; to make a defence, offer resistant. 2. to defend, guard, or act as a shield, protect from assault; to defend or guard oneself. 3. to defend, uphold or give support to (a course, etc.); to maintain one's opinion. 4. to protect: saved by removing. 5. to keep or hold (a means of entrance or exit) to have or possess as one's own.
Wered nA band, troop, company, host, werd.
Werewall nA bulwark, rampart.
Werewolf nAn exceptionally large and ferocious wolf. 3. a member of a right-wing paramilitary German underground resistance movement.
Were-wolfdom nThe state of condition of being a werewolf.
Werewolf-girdle nThe enchanted girdle by means of which a man could turn himself into a wolf; a werewolf-nail.
Werewolfiish adjSomewhat or rather like a werewolf.
Wergild nAmong the Saxon and other Teutonic races, a kind of fine to expiate manslaughter or other heinous against the person; wergeld.
Werve nOE:(weort): a beast of burden; a beast for riding on.
Werver nA defender, guardian.
Wesan vbOE: to be; to exist.
We-ship n"His We-ship" - a mock title applied to a writer who has used the impersonal, royal "we."
Wessex nOne of the seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, existing between the C6th and C9th centuries and comprising most of England south of the Thames and at one time supreme oer rhe other kingdoms of the Heptarchy..
Wessex saddleback nThe Wessex Saddleback or Wessex Pig is a breed of domestic pig originating in the West Country of England, (Wessex), especially in Wiltshire and the New Forest area of Hampshire. It is black, with white forequarters. In Britain it was amalgamated with the Essex pig to form the British Saddleback, and it is extinct as a separate breed in Britain. However, the Wessex Saddleback survives in Australia and New Zealand.
West nCardinal point of the compass, 90° to the left when facing north, corresponding to the point where the sun is seen to set. 2. the direction in which this point lies. 3. (usually initial capital letter ) a region or territory situated in this direction, especially the western part of the U.S., as distinguished from the East. 4. (initial capital letter ) the western part of the world, as distinguished from the East or Orient; the Occident. 5. (initial capital letter) the non-Communist countries of Western Europe and the Americas.
West adjDirected or proceeding toward the west. 2. coming from the west: "a west wind." 3. lying toward or situated in the west. 4. ecclesiastical . designating, lying toward, or in that part of a church opposite to and farthest from the altar.
West advTo, toward, or in the west. 2. from the west: "he wind blew west."
West vbTo move towards the west: chiefly of the sun. 2. to draw near to the west. 3. to sink in the west.
West phr"Go West" - to die, depart.
West phr"Go West Young Man" - go settle in 'unsettled' western regions of the United states; a land of little competition and unusual opportunity; advice usually attributed to Horace Greely.
West phr"Sink Slowly in the West" - to fail gradually.
West-by-north nOne point north on the mariner compass.
West-by-south nOne point north on the mariner compass.
Westdeal nThe western part or district; the west.
Weste nReduced form of "Westen" - (see western) - a desert, wilderness, wasteland.
Weste adjOf places: uninhabited. 2. uncultivated or untended, desolate, waste.
Weste vbTo lay waste.
Westen nA desert, wilderness.
West End n"The West End" - part of London lying westward of Charing Cross and Regent St; Cf: "The East End." 2. generally the western extremity of anything. 3. the theatre precinct of The West End. 4. the fashioanable aristocratic quarter of a town or other place.
Westender nOne who lives in the West End.
West-endish adjCharacteristically of The West End.
Westene advFrom the west.
Wester adjLying more towards the west, westerly.
Westering adjOf the sun when it is nearing the western horizon. 2. that moves in a westerly direction, as of a wind that shifts to the west.
Westerliness nA westerly situation.
Westerly adjComing from the West. 2. situated in or towards the west. 3. of a person dwelling in the west. 4. situauted near the western horizon. 5. extending towards the west; directed or progressing towards the West. 6. the prevailing westerly found in certain latitude. 7. blowing from the west.
Western n(Often initial capital letter ) a story, movie, or radio or television play about the U.S. West of the 19th century. 2. a film, book, etc, concerned with life in the western states of the US, esp. during the era of exploration and early development. 3. a person or thing from a western region or country. —
Western adjSituated in or towards or facing the west. 2. going or directed to or towards the west. 3. (of a wind, etc) coming or originating from the west. 4. native to, inhabiting, or growing in the west. 5. music - country and western 6. of, relating to, or characteristic of the West as opposed to the Orient 7. (formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Americas and the parts of Europe not under Communist rule. 8. of, relating to, or characteristic of the western states of the US
Westerner nBelonging to the western race as distinguish from an Oriental.
Westernly advSituated in or towards the west; mostly westernly.
Western man nMen shaped by the culture and civilization of Western Europe and north America.
Westernmost adjMost western or westerly; farthest west.
Westerner nA native or inhabitant of the West, esp. of the western USA.
Westerness nThe quality of belonging to a western country or having western attributes and ideas.
Western Wall nA wall in Jerusalem where Jews. on certain occasions, assemble for prayer or lamentation; traditionally believed to be the remains of the wall of Herod's temple, destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.
Western World nAlso known as "the West" and the Occident (from Latin: occidens "sunset, West"; as contrasted with the Orient), is a term referring to different nations depending on the context. There are many accepted definitions about what all they have in common.
Westing nDistance accomplished towards the west. 2. the amount by which a ship has increased heer west longitude from a specified meridian.
Westminster nThe House of Commons part of the parliament under the Westminister system of parliamentary democracy of the UK (also Canada).
West-north-west advIn or from the direction situated midway between west and north-west.
West Saxon nThe division of the Saxon in England occupying the area south of the Thames and weatwards from Surrey and Sussex. 2. individual belonging to this group. 3. the dialect of Old English used by the West Saxons. 4. of or pertaining to, characteristics of the West Saxons or their speech.
West-side nThe side situated in or lying towards the west.
West Side n"The West Side" the district of New York which lies on the west side of Manhattan. 2. also attributively the USA.
West-sider nA resident of Manhattan's West Side.
West-south-west advIn or from the direction situated midway between west and south-west.
Westward advTowards the west; westwards.
Westwardliness nState or fact of being towards the west.
Westwardly adjBlowing from the west (of wind). 2. situated in or moving towards the west.
Westwardly advIn a westwardly direction.
Westy adjDesolate, wasteful
Wet adjMoistened, covered, or soaked with water or some other liquid: wet hands. 2. in a liquid form or state, as of wet paint. 3. characterized by the presence or use of water or other liquid. 4. moistened or dampened with rain; rainy, as in a wet street. 5. allowing or favoring the sale and serving of alcoholic beverages, as in a wet town. 6. the most liberal faction of the British Tory party.
Wet nSomething that is or makes wet, as water or other liquid; moisture. 2. damp weather; rain: stay out of the wet as much as possible. 3. a person in favor of allowing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Wet vbTo make (something) wet, as by moistening or soaking (sometimes followed by through or down) 2. to urinate on or in, as in the dog had wet the carpet. 3. to become wet (sometimes followed by through or down) to cause dampness; to wet through. 4. wet out, to treat (fabric) with a wetting agent to increase its absorbency.
Wet n"A Wet" - a politician with liberal or middle road views on controversial issues.
Wet n"A Wet" - a quaker not very strict in the observances of the denomination.
Wet n"A Wet" a drink or draught of some alcohol beverage; a glass of liquor.
Wet phr "Be All Wet" - to be mistaken; completely wrong.all wet.
Wet phr"Be Pretty Wet" - be fairly stupid.
Wet phr"Be Wet Behind the Ears" - wet behind the ears, immature; naive; green, as he was too wet behind the ears to bear such responsibilities. 2. to be excessively naive and inexperienced.
Wet phr"Do With a Wet Finger" - do easily or ease, with little effect.
Wet phr"Don't Talk Wet" - do talk nonsense or foolishness.
Wet phr"Get One's Feet Wet" - to do the necessary but unpleasant or menial parts of a task.
Wet phr"Get Someone Wet" - to gain the upper hand over; to have at one's mercy.
Wet phr"Go Wet" - to loose one's temper; become angry.
Wet adv"In Wet" to be in fresco.
Wet phr"Talk Wet" - make foolish conersation.
Wet phr"Wet Behind the Ears" - immature, inexperienced, naive, (from the state of young animals after birTh)
Wet phr"Wet One's Line" - to go fishing.
Wet phr"Wet One's Weasand" - to take a drink.
Wet phr"Wet One's Whistle" - to take an (alcoholic) drink.
Wet phr"Wet Oneself" - to lose control of one's bladder and involuntary urinating into one's underwear.
Wet phr"Wet Out" - to treat (fabric) with a wetting agent to increase its absorbency.
Wet phr"Wet Through" - wet one's clothes completely, soaked or drenched.
Wet phr"With a Wet Finger" - do easily. with little effect.
Wetback nAn illegal immigrant from South or Central America who reaches the United States by swimming across the Rio Grande River. 2. an offensive or disparaging person.
Wetbird nThe chaffinch because its cry of could foretell the coming of rain.
Wete nMoisture, liquid, drink, liquor.
Wet-eyed adjTearful, lachrimous.
Wet-fish nInept, ineffectual, effete person.
Wet-fly nAn artificial fly used under water by an angler.
Wet-goods nIntoxicating liquor; alcohol.
Wether nA male sheep, a ram; a castrated ram. 2. of a man: a eunuch. 3. cf: 'bell-wether' - first indication.
Wethers n"Grey Wethers" - boulders of sandstone found lying on the surface of the Downs of Wiltshire and Devon.
Wethers nFleece obtained from the second of any subsequent shearing of a sheep.
Wetland nArea of land usu. saturated with water, often a marsh or swamp.
Wet look nA shiny surface given to clothing materials. 2. a shiny or wet appearance achieved by applying a type of gel to the hair.
Wet look adjHaving or givvven a wet or shiny appearance.
Wetly advIn a wet manner or state.
Wet mill nA saw mill where logs are stored in water.
Wetness nThe fact or condition of being wet or with moisture. 2. a wet patch or wet spot on the ground. 3. rainy or damp weather.
Wet rot nA brown rot affecting any timber. 2. the fungus causing brown rot.
Wetshod adjHaving wet feet. 2. fig. or fig. context: "wet-shod eyes."
Wet steam nSteam in which part condensation has taken place.
Wet-time nIn the building trade, time lost through wet weather.
Wetting nThe act of making something wet. 2. the act of accidental urination on or in something (bedwetting).
Wettish adjSomewhat wet; humid, damp.
Wettishness nState or condition of being somewhat wet.
Wetware nBased on "Software and Hardware", computer scientists have lately been talking about "Wetware", which is the human brain; hence, chemical materials organized so as to perform arithmetic and logical brain operations. 2. intelligence, the brain.
Wet weather adjFor use in wet weather. 2. occurring in wet weather.
Wet-white nLiquid white theatrical make-up.
Wet-woaded adjStrengthening and highlighting the depth of blueness of the woad.
Weve vbO.E. - seems to be an earlier form of the word "To Weave." 2. of persons; to go from one place to another; wander, pass. 3. of things: to go, to pass about. 4. to move to and fro; to toss about. 5. to move or convey from one place to another; to convey or bring; to strike down. 6. to wave or brandish (a sword). 7. to beckon, signal, call. 8. to toss about.
Weve phr"To Weve Off" - to throw off (a garment)
Weve phr"To Weve Up" - to open a gate, window
Weved-board nAn altar, an idol table.
Wey nPl: weys. old British unit of weight of various values, especially 16 stones of 16 pounds each, or 256 pounds. 2. an old Scotch-Irish unit of capacity equal to 40 U.S. bushels. (origin: before 900; ME; OE. wǣge weight. see weigh
Weye vbTo decieve, lead astray, go astray.
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