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Good meaning

good - 25 dictionary results

  1. 1. generally admired; " good taste"
  2. 2. not forged; " a good dollar bill"
  3. 3. morally admirable
  4. 4. in excellent physical condition; " good teeth"; " I still have one good leg"; " a sound mind in a sound body"
  5. 5. agreeable or pleasing; " we all had a good time"; " good manners"
  6. 6. capable of pleasing; " good looks"
  7. 7. in a complete and thorough manner (` good' is sometimes used informally for ` thoroughly'); " he was soundly defeated"; " we beat him good"
  8. 8. Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed; promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent; admirable; commendable; not bad, corrupt, evil, noxious, offensive, or troublesome, etc.
  9. 9. Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound; not fallacious; valid; in a commercial sense, to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; having pecuniary ability; of unimpaired credit.
  10. 10. Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.
  11. 11. Not small, insignificant, or of no account; considerable; esp., in the phrases a good deal, a good way, a good degree, a good share or part, etc.
  12. 12. Not lacking or deficient; full; complete.
  13. 13. Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, etc.
  14. 14. To make good; to turn to good.
  15. 15. To manure; to improve.
  16. 16. Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; - said of persons or actions.
  17. 17. Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well- disposed; - often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto.
  18. 18. Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; - followed especially by for.
  19. 19. Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; - followed especially by at.
  20. 20. That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; - opposed to evil.
  21. 21. Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit; - opposed to harm, etc.
  22. 22. Wares; commodities; chattels; - formerly used in the singular in a collective sense. In law, a comprehensive name for almost all personal property as distinguished from land or real property.
  23. 23. Well, - especially in the phrase as good, with a following as expressed or implied; equally well with as much advantage or as little harm as possible.
  24. 24. Having suitable or desirable qualities; virtuous; kind; valid; sound; serviceable.
  25. 25. That which promotes welfare, & c.; prosperity; advantage.

good - examples of usage

  1. You are good and you are just! - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. But it's good to be here now." - "Ways of Wood Folk", William J. Long.
  3. You are all so good to me! - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
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