HyperDic: goodwill

English > 3 senses of the word goodwill:
NOUNpossessiongoodwill, good will(accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets)
feelinggoodwill, good willthe friendly hope that something will succeed
attributegoodwill, grace, good willa disposition to kindness and compassion
goodwill > pronunciation
Soundsguh'dwih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > goodwill: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaning(accounting) an intangible asset valued according to the advantage or reputation a business has acquired (over and above its tangible assets).
Synonymgood will
CategoryaccountingA system that provides quantitative information about finances
Broaderintangible, intangible assetassets that are saleable though not material or physical
Spanishfondo de comercio
Catalanfons de comerç
English > goodwill: 3 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningThe friendly hope that something will succeed.
Synonymgood will
BroaderfriendlinessA feeling of liking for another person
Spanishbuena voluntad
English > goodwill: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA disposition to kindness and compassion.
Synonymsgrace, good will
Broadergood natureA cheerful, obliging disposition

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