HyperDic: good

English > 27 senses of the word good:
ADJECTIVEallgoodhaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
allgood, fullhaving the normally expected amount
allgoodmorally admirable
allgood, estimable, honorable, respectabledeserving of esteem and respect
allgood, beneficialpromoting or enhancing well-being
allgoodagreeable or pleasing
allgood, just, uprightof moral excellence
allgood, adept, expert, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilfulhaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
allgoodthorough
allgood, dear, nearwith or in a close or intimate relationship / relationship
allgood, dependable, safe, securefinancially sound
allgood, right, ripemost suitable or right for a particular purpose
allgood, wellresulting favorably
allgood, effective, in effect, in forceexerting force or influence
allgoodcapable of pleasing
allgood, seriousappealing to the mind
allgood, soundin excellent physical condition
allgood, salutarytending to promote physical well-being
allgood, honestnot forged
allgood, unspoiled, unspoiltnot left to spoil
allgoodgenerally admired / admired
NOUNattributegoodbenefit
attributegood, goodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
attributegood, goodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
artifactgood, commodity, trade goodarticles of commerce
ADVERBallgood, well(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory / satisfactory manner or to a high standard ('good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for 'well')
allgood, thoroughly, soundlycompletely and absolutely ('good' is sometimes used informally for 'thoroughly')
good > pronunciation
Soundsgihd; guh'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
adulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute ofqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Narrowerbang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, oldVery good
good enoughAdequately good for the circumstances
goodishModerately good of its kind
hotVery good
redeemingcompensating for some fault or defect
satisfactory, acceptable, decentmeeting requirements
solidCharacterized by good substantial quality
superbsurpassingly good
well-behaved, well behaved(usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
See alsobest(superlative of 'good') having the most positive qualities
better(comparative of 'good') superior to another (of the same class or set or kind) in excellence or quality or desirability or suitability
favorable, favourableencouraging or approving or pleasing
goodmorally admirable
obedientdutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority
respectableCharacterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
OppositebadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Spanishbueno
Catalanbo
Nounsgoodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the normally expected amount.
Examples
  • "gives good measure"
  • "a good mile from here"
Synonymfull
BroaderampleMore than enough in size or scope or capacity
Spanishcompleto
Catalancomplet
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmorally admirable.
Attribute ofgood, goodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
Narrowerangelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly, saintedmarked by utter benignity
goody-goodyaffectedly or smugly good or self-righteous
redemptive, redeeming, savingbringing about salvation or redemption from sin
whitebenevolent
See alsogoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
moralconcerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles
rightIn conformance with justice or law or morality
righteousCharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
virtuousmorally excellent
worthyHaving worth or merit or value
Oppositeevilmorally bad or wrong
Spanishbueno
Catalanbo
Nounsgoodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 4
MeaningDeserving of esteem and respect.
Example "ruined the family's good name"
Synonymsestimable, honorable, respectable
BroaderreputableHaving a good reputation
Spanishbuen, honorable, respetable
Catalanhonorable, respectable
Nounsgoodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 5
MeaningPromoting or enhancing well-being.
Example "the experience was good for her"
Synonymbeneficial
Broaderadvantageous, favorable, favourableGiving an advantage
Spanishbeneficioso, bueno
Catalanbeneficiós, bo
Nounsgoodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 6
Meaningagreeable or pleasing.
Examples
  • "we all had a good time"
  • "good manners"
BroadernicePleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
Spanishbuen, bueno
Catalanbo
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 7
MeaningOf moral excellence.
Example"a genuinely good person"
Synonymsjust, upright
BroaderrighteousCharacterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
Spanishhonrado, justo, recto
Catalanhonrat, just, recte
Nounsgoodnessmoral excellence or admirableness
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 8
MeaningHaving or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.
Example "a good mechanic"
Synonymsadept, expert, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful
BroaderskilledHaving or showing or requiring special skill
Spanishadepto, competente, diestro, ducho, experto, hábil, habilidoso, mañoso
Catalandestre, enginyós, expert, hàbil, manyós, traçut
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 9
MeaningThorough.
Examples
  • "had a good workout"
  • "gave the house a good cleaning"
BroadercompleteHaving every necessary or normal part or component or step
Spanishcuidadoso, minucioso
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 10
MeaningWith or in a close or intimate relationship / relationship.
Example"a good friend"
Synonymsdear, near
BroadercloseClose in relevance or relationship
Spanishcercano, querido
Catalanestimat, proper
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 11
Meaningfinancially sound.
Example"a good investment"
Synonymsdependable, safe, secure
Broadersoundfinancially secure and safe
Spanishfiable, seguro
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 12
MeaningMost suitable or right for a particular purpose.
Example"a good time to plant tomatoes"
Synonymsright, ripe
BroaderopportuneSuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
Spanishbuen, bueno, ideal, idóneo
Catalanbo, ideal, idoni
Nounsgoodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 13
MeaningResulting favorably.
Examples
  • "it's a good thing that I wasn't there"
  • "it is good that you stayed"
Synonymwell
BroaderfortunateHaving unexpected good fortune
Spanishbuen, bueno
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 14
MeaningExerting force or influence.
Example "a warranty good for two years"
Synonymseffective, in effect, in force
BroaderoperativeIn force or having or exerting force
Spanishefectivo, vigente
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 15
Meaningcapable of pleasing.
Example"good looks"
BroaderpleasingGiving pleasure and satisfaction
Spanishatractivo
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 16
Meaningappealing to the mind.
Example"good music"
Synonymserious
Broaderintellectualappealing to or using the intellect
Spanishbueno, serio
Nounsgoodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 17
MeaningIn excellent physical condition.
Examples
  • "good teeth"
  • "I still have one good leg"
Synonymsound
BroaderhealthyHaving or indicating good health in body or mind
Spanishbien, bueno, sano
Catalan, bo, sa
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 18
Meaningtending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health.
Example "a good night's sleep"
Synonymsalutary
Broaderhealthfulconducive to good health of body or mind
Spanishbeneficioso, bueno, saludable
Nounsgoodnessthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 19
Meaningnot forged.
Example"a good dollar bill"
Synonymhonest
Broadergenuine, echtnot fake or counterfeit
Spanishbueno
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 20
Meaningnot left to spoil.
Example"the meat is still good"
Synonymsunspoiled, unspoilt
Broaderfreshrecently made, produced, or harvested
Spanishbueno
English > good: 27 senses > adjective 21
Meaninggenerally admired / admired.
Example"good taste"
Broaderdiscriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
Spanishbuen
English > good: 27 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningbenefit.
Examples
  • "for your own good"
  • "what's the good of worrying?"
Narrowercommon good, commonwealThe good of a community
Broaderadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Spanishbeneficio, bien, interés, provecho, utilidad
Catalan, benefici, interès, utilitat
English > good: 27 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmoral excellence or admirableness.
Example"there is much good to be found in people"
Synonymgoodness
Attributesgoodmorally admirable
NarrowerbeneficenceThe quality of being kind or helpful or generous
benignity, benignancy, graciousnessThe quality of being kind and gentle
kindnessThe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
saintlinessThe quality of resembling a saint
summum bonumThe supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived
virtue, virtuousness, moral excellenceThe quality of doing what is right and avoiding / avoiding what is wrong
virtueA particular moral excellence
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Oppositeevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Spanishbondad
Catalanbondat
English > good: 27 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful.
Examples
  • "weigh the good against the bad"
  • "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
Synonymgoodness
Narrowerbenefit, welfareSomething that aids or promotes well-being
betterSomething superior in quality or condition or effect
betterThe superior one of two alternatives
desirability, desirablenessThe quality of being worthy of desiring
optimumMost favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
wisdom, wiseness, soundnessThe quality of being prudent and sensible
worthinessThe quality or state of having merit or value
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositebad, badnessThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Spanishbien, bueno
Catalan
English > good: 27 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningarticles of commerce.
Synonymscommodity, trade good
Narrowerbasic, staple(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
consumer goodsGoods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
drygoods, soft goodstextiles or clothing and related merchandise
entrantA commodity that enters competition with established merchandise
export, exportationcommodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
fancy goodsGoods that are chiefly ornamental
fungibleA commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation
futurebulk commodities bought or sold at an agreed price for delivery at a specified future date
import, importationcommodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country
merchandise, ware, productcommodities offered for sale
middlingAny commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with bran)
salvageProperty or goods saved from damage or destruction
shoppingThe commodities purchased from stores
sporting goodssports equipment sold as a commodity
worldly possession, worldly goodA commodity or good associated with the earthly, rather than the spiritual, existence of human beings
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishartículo de consumo, artículo, bien comercial, bien, género, mercadería, mercancía, producto
Catalanarticle, gènere, mercaderia
English > good: 27 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory / satisfactory manner or to a high standard ('good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for 'well').
Example "the baby can walk pretty good"
Synonymwell
Oppositeill, badly, poorly('ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner
Usage ofcombining formA bound form used only in compounds
English > good: 27 senses > adverb 2
MeaningCompletely and absolutely ('good' is sometimes used informally for 'thoroughly').
Example "we beat him good"
Synonymsthoroughly, soundly
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbien, exhaustivamente, minuciosamente, profundamente

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