Definitions for good

Definitions for (noun) good

Main entry: commodity, trade good, good

Definition: articles of commerce

Main entry: good, goodness

Definition: moral excellence or admirableness

Usage: there is much good to be found in people

Main entry: good, goodness

Definition: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful

Usage: weigh the good against the bad; among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization

Main entry: good

Definition: benefit

Usage: for your own good; what's the good of worrying?

Definitions for (adj) good

Main entry: beneficial, good

Definition: promoting or enhancing well-being

Usage: an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries; the beneficial effects of a temperate climate; the experience was good for her

Main entry: full, good

Definition: having the normally expected amount

Usage: gives full measure; gives good measure; a good mile from here

Main entry: dear, near, good

Definition: with or in a close or intimate relationship

Usage: a good friend; my sisters and brothers are near and dear

Main entry: good

Definition: thorough

Usage: had a good workout; gave the house a good cleaning

Main entry: good

Definition: generally admired

Usage: good taste

Main entry: in effect, in force, good, effective

Definition: exerting force or influence

Usage: the law is effective immediately; a warranty good for two years; the law is already in effect (or in force)

Main entry: good, well

Definition: resulting favorably

Usage: it's a good thing that I wasn't there; it is good that you stayed; it is well that no one saw you; all's well that ends well

Main entry: undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoilt, good

Definition: not left to spoil

Usage: the meat is still good

Main entry: good, honest

Definition: not forged

Usage: a good dollar bill

Main entry: good

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

Usage: good news from the hospital; a good report card; when she was good she was very very good; a good knife is one good for cutting; this stump will make a good picnic table; a good check; a good joke; a good exterior paint; a good secretary; a good dress for the office

Main entry: good

Definition: morally admirable

Main entry: salutary, good

Definition: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

Usage: beneficial effects of a balanced diet; a good night's sleep; the salutary influence of pure air

Main entry: sound, good

Definition: in excellent physical condition

Usage: good teeth; I still have one good leg; a sound mind in a sound body

Main entry: serious, good

Definition: appealing to the mind

Usage: good music; a serious book

Main entry: good

Definition: agreeable or pleasing

Usage: we all had a good time; good manners

Main entry: good, right, ripe

Definition: most suitable or right for a particular purpose

Usage: a good time to plant tomatoes; the right time to act; the time is ripe for great sociological changes

Main entry: good

Definition: capable of pleasing

Usage: good looks

Main entry: estimable, respectable, honorable, good

Definition: deserving of esteem and respect

Usage: all respectable companies give guarantees; ruined the family's good name

Main entry: just, upright, good

Definition: of moral excellence

Usage: a genuinely good person; a just cause; an upright and respectable man

Main entry: adept, skilful, skillful, expert, practiced, proficient, good

Definition: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

Usage: adept in handicrafts; an adept juggler; an expert job; a good mechanic; a practiced marksman; a proficient engineer; a lesser-known but no less skillful composer; the effect was achieved by skillful retouching

Main entry: secure, safe, dependable, good

Definition: financially sound

Usage: a good investment; a secure investment

Definitions for (adv) good

Main entry: good, well

Definition: (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')

Usage: the children behaved well; a task well done; the party went well; he slept well; a well-argued thesis; a well-seasoned dish; a well-planned party; the baby can walk pretty good

Main entry: thoroughly, soundly, good

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

Usage: he was soundly defeated; we beat him good

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