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Synonyms of wells

Noun


1. Wells, H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells

usage: prolific English writer best known for his science-fiction novels; he also wrote on contemporary social problems and wrote popular accounts of history and science (1866-1946)

Noun


1. Wells, H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells

usage: a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine

2. well, excavation

usage: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

3. well, vessel

usage: an abundant source; "she was a well of information"

4. well, wellspring, fountainhead, source

usage: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway)

5. well, shaft

usage: an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps

Verb


1. well, swell, surface, come up, rise up, rise

usage: come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"

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