good vs well: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: good or well

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goodnoun

that which is pleasing or valuable or useful

goodnoun

articles of commerce

goodadjective

with or in a close or intimate relationship

goodnoun

moral excellence or admirableness

goodadjective

exerting force or influence

goodadjective

promoting or enhancing well-being

goodverb

(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')

goodadjective

tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

goodadjective

appealing to the mind

goodadjective

of moral excellence

goodadjective

not left to spoil

goodadjective

in excellent physical condition

goodadjective

not forged

goodadjective

having the normally expected amount

goodverb

completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')

goodadjective

deserving of esteem and respect

goodadjective

resulting favorably

goodadjective

having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

goodadjective

financially safe

goodadjective

most suitable or right for a particular purpose

goodadjective

agreeable or pleasing

goodnoun

benefit

goodadjective

capable of pleasing

goodadjective

generally admired

goodadjective

having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

goodadjective

morally admirable

goodadjective

thorough

wellverb

in a manner affording benefit or advantage

wellverb

(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')

wellverb

indicating high probability; in all likelihood

welladjective

resulting favorably

wellverb

to a great extent or degree

wellnoun

an abundant source

wellverb

with great or especially intimate knowledge

wellverb

come up, as of a liquid

wellverb

in financial comfort

wellnoun

a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

wellnoun

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

wellnoun

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

wellnoun

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

welladjective

in good health especially after having suffered illness or injury

wellverb

(used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully

welladjective

wise or advantageous and hence advisable

wellverb

favorably; with approval

wellverb

with skill or in a pleasing manner

wellverb

without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor

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