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good

noun

1 good

Benefit.

Roget 827: pleasure, gratification, enjoyment, fruition; oblectation, delectation, delection; relish, zest; gusto etc. (physical pleasure) 377; satisfaction ... show more

Dutch: goed



2 good

Moral excellence or admirableness:
— There is much good to be found in people.

synonym: goodness.

Roget 618: good, benefit, advantage; improvement etc. 658; greatest good, supreme good; interest, service, behoof, behalf; weal; main chance, ... show more

Dutch: goed, goedheid
Polish: dobro

3 good

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.

synonym: goodness.

Dutch: goederen, goedheid, waar
Polish: dobro

4 good

Articles of commerce.

synonyms: commodity, trade good.

Dutch: handel, handelsgoederen, handelswaar, koopwaar, negotie, spul, waar, waren
Polish: towar

adjective

1 good

Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.

Roget 394: savory, delicious, tasty, well-tasted, to one's taste, good, palatable, nice, dainty, delectable; toothful, toothsome; gustful, appetizing, ... show more

Roget 651: imperfect; not perfect etc. 650; deficient, defective; faulty, unsound, tainted; out of order, out of tune; cracked, leaky; sprung; ... show more

Polish: dobry

2 good

Having the normally expected amount:
— Gives good measure.
— A good mile from here.

synonym: full.

Roget 52: complete, entire; whole etc. 50; perfect etc. 650; full, good, absolute, thorough, plenary; solid, ... show more

Polish: równy

3 good

Morally admirable.

4 good

Deserving of esteem and respect:
— Ruined the family's good name.

synonyms: estimable, honorable, respectable.

Roget 931: approving etc. v.; in favor of; lost in admiration.    commendatory, complimentary, benedictory, laudatory, panegyrical, eulogistic, encomiastic, lavish of praise, uncritical.    ... show more

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Polish: honorowy

5 good

Promoting or enhancing well-being:
— The experience was good for her.

synonym: beneficial.

Roget 618: commendable etc. 931; useful etc. 644; good &c.; beneficial etc. 648.   

Polish: dobry, niezły

6 good

Agreeable or pleasing.

7 good

Of moral excellence:
— A genuinely good person.

synonyms: just, upright.

8 good

Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude:
— A good mechanic.

synonyms: adept, expert, practiced, proficient, skilful, skillful.

9 good

Thorough.

10 good

With or in a close or intimate relationship:
— A good friend.

synonyms: dear, near.

Polish: kochany, miły

11 good

Financially safe:
— A good investment.

synonyms: dependable, safe, secure.

Polish: niezawodny

12 good

Most suitable or right for a particular purpose:
— A good time to plant tomatoes.

synonyms: right, ripe.

Roget 944: virtuous, good; innocent etc. 946; meritorious, deserving, worthy, desertful, correct; dutiful, duteous; moral; ... show more

Roget 922: right, good; just, reasonable; fit etc. 924; equal, equable, equatable; evenhanded, fair.    legitimate, justifiable, ... show more

13 good

Resulting favorably:
— It's a good thing that I wasn't there.
— It is good that you stayed.

synonym: well.

14 good

Exerting force or influence:
— A warranty good for two years.

synonyms: effective, in effect, in force.

15 good

Capable of pleasing.

16 good

Appealing to the mind:
— Good music.

synonym: serious.

17 good

In excellent physical condition:
— Good teeth.
— I still have one good leg.

synonym: sound.

18 good

Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health:
— A good night's sleep.

synonym: salutary.

19 good

Not forged:
— A good dollar bill.

synonym: honest.

20 good

Not left to spoil:
— The meat is still good.

synonyms: unspoiled, unspoilt.

21 good

Generally admired.

adverb

1 good

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.

synonym: well.

Roget 488: yes, yea, ay, aye, true; good; well; very well, very true; well and good; granted; even so, just so; ... show more

2 good

Completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'):
— We beat him good.

synonyms: soundly, thoroughly.


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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