very well

Idioms & Phrases

very well

  1. Exceedingly healthy, as in How are you?Very well, thank you.

  2. Extremely skillfully or properly, as in He manages that sailboat very well.

  3. All right, I agree to, as in Will you take her hand?Very well, but only to cross the street. Also see all very well.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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