how to pronounce wells


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An example use of wells in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… developed was being in Wells I had quite …”

meanings of wells


  1. A English topographic surname for someone living near a well or a spring.
  2. A town in Texas; named for railroad engineer Maj. E. H. Wells.
  3. An unincorporated community in Kansas.
  4. A town in Vermont.
  5. A town in Monroe County, Wisconsin; named for early settler James Wells.
  6. An unincorporated community in Indiana; named for founder James Oscar Wells.
  7. A town in British Columbia, Canada.
  8. A town in Maine; named for the city in England.
  9. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
  10. A town in New York; named for land agent Joshua Wells.
  11. A city in Elko County, Nevada.
  12. An unincorporated community in Mississippi.
  13. A city in Minnesota; named for J. W. Wells, father-in-law of Canadian-American Minnesota politician Clark W. Thompson.
  14. An unincorporated community in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
  15. A small town in Norfolk, England, officially Wells-next-the-Sea.
  16. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  17. A small cathedral city in Somerset, England.
  18. A locale in the United States.


  1. Plural of well.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of well.

wells frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word wells occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wells can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wells can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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