- good as a noun:
- 4 as an adjective:
- 21 as a adverb:
Moral excellence or admirableness:
— There is much good to be found in people.
Dutch: goed, goedheid
That which is pleasing or valuable or useful:
— Weigh the good against the bad.
— Among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization.
Dutch: goederen, goedheid, waar
Articles of commerce.
Dutch: handel, handelsgoederen, handelswaar, koopwaar, negotie, spul, waar, waren
Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.
Having the normally expected amount:
— Gives good measure.
— A good mile from here.
Deserving of esteem and respect:
— Ruined the family's good name.
Promoting or enhancing well-being:
— The experience was good for her.
Polish: dobry, niezły
Agreeable or pleasing.
Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude:
— A good mechanic.
With or in a close or intimate relationship:
— A good friend.
Polish: kochany, miły
Most suitable or right for a particular purpose:
— A good time to plant tomatoes.
— It's a good thing that I wasn't there.
— It is good that you stayed.
Exerting force or influence:
— A warranty good for two years.
Capable of pleasing.
Appealing to the mind:
— Good music.
In excellent physical condition:
— Good teeth.
— I still have one good leg.
Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health:
— A good night's sleep.
— A good dollar bill.
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'):
— The baby can walk pretty good.
Completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'):
— We beat him good.
Moby thesaurus: Christian, Christlike, Christly, Daedalian, God-fearing, OK, Roger, Sunday, able to pay, absolutely, acceptable, accomplished, according to Hoyle, ace, actual, adept, adequate, admirable, admissible, adroit ... show more.
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