- well-respected (adj.)
- 1590s, from well (adv.) + past participle of respect (v.).
- 1. He was well acquainted with the literature of France, Germany and Holland.
- 2. Well, at any rate, let me thank you for all you did.
- 3. His beautifully illustrated book well attested his love of the university.
- 4. His wife wasn't feeling too well and she wanted to go home.
- 5. Well, so much for the producers. But what of the con-sumers?