Meaning of GOOD in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a good product : FINE, superior, quality; excellent, superb, outstanding, magnificent, exceptional, marvellous, wonderful, first-rate, first-class, sterling; satisfactory, acceptable, up to scratch, up to standard, not bad, all right; informal great, OK, A1, ace, terrific, fantastic, fabulous, fab, top-notch, class, awesome, wicked; informal, dated capital; Brit. informal smashing, brilliant, brill; Austral. informal beaut, bonzer; Brit. informal, dated spiffing, top hole.

a good person : VIRTUOUS, righteous, upright, upstanding, moral, ethical, high-minded, principled; exemplary, law-abiding, irreproachable, blameless, guiltless, unimpeachable, honourable, scrupulous, reputable, decent, respectable, noble, trustworthy; meritorious, praiseworthy, admirable; whiter than white, saintly, saintlike, angelic; informal squeaky clean.

the children are good at school : WELL BEHAVED, obedient, dutiful, polite, courteous, respectful, deferential, compliant.

a good thing to do : RIGHT, correct, proper, decorous, seemly; appropriate, fitting, apt, suitable; convenient, expedient, favourable, opportune, felicitous, timely.

a good driver : CAPABLE, able, proficient, adept, adroit, accomplished, skilful, skilled, talented, masterly, expert; informal great, mean, wicked, nifty, ace; N. Amer. informal crackerjack.

a good friend : CLOSE, intimate, dear, bosom, special, best, firm, valued, treasured; loving, devoted, loyal, faithful, constant, reliable, dependable, trustworthy, trusty, true, unfailing, staunch.

the dogs are in good condition : HEALTHY, fine, sound, tip-top, hale and hearty, fit, robust, sturdy, strong, vigorous.

a good time was had by all : ENJOYABLE, pleasant, agreeable, pleasurable, delightful, great, nice, lovely; amusing, diverting, jolly, merry, lively; informal super, fantastic, fabulous, fab, terrific, grand; Brit. informal brilliant, brill, smashing; N. Amer. informal peachy, ducky; Austral./NZ informal beaut, bonzer.

it was good of you to come : KIND, kind-hearted, good-hearted, generous, charitable, magnanimous, gracious; altruistic, unselfish, selfless.

a good time to call : CONVENIENT, suitable, appropriate, fitting, fit; opportune, timely, favourable, advantageous, expedient, felicitous, happy, providential.

milk is good for you : WHOLESOME, healthy, healthful, nourishing, nutritious, nutritional, beneficial, salubrious.

are these eggs good? : EDIBLE, safe to eat, fit for human consumption; fresh, wholesome, consumable; formal comestible.

good food : DELICIOUS, tasty, mouth-watering, appetizing, flavoursome, flavourful, delectable, toothsome, palatable; succulent, luscious; informal scrumptious, delish, scrummy, yummy; Brit. informal moreish; N. Amer. informal finger-licking, nummy.

a good reason : VALID, genuine, authentic, legitimate, sound, bona fide; convincing, persuasive, telling, potent, cogent, compelling.

we waited a good hour : WHOLE, full, entire, complete, solid.

a good number of them : CONSIDERABLE, sizeable, substantial, appreciable, significant; goodly, fair, reasonable; plentiful, abundant, great, large, generous; informal tidy.

wear your good clothes : BEST, smart, smartest, finest, nicest; special, party, Sunday, formal, dressy.

good weather : FINE, fair, dry; bright, clear, sunny, cloudless; calm, windless; warm, mild, balmy, clement, pleasant, nice.

bad, wicked, naughty, poor, terrible, inconvenient, small, scruffy.

25B6; noun

issues of good and evil : VIRTUE, righteousness, goodness, morality, integrity, rectitude; honesty, truth, honour, probity; propriety, worthiness, merit; blamelessness, purity.

it's all for your good : BENEFIT, advantage, profit, gain, interest, welfare, well-being; enjoyment, comfort, ease, convenience; help, aid, assistance, service; behalf.

wickedness, disadvantage.

25B6; exclamation good, that's settled : FINE, very well, all right, right, right then, yes, agreed; informal okay, OK, okey-dokey, roger; Brit. informal righto, righty-ho.

25A0; for good those days are gone for good : FOREVER, permanently, for always, (for) evermore, for ever and ever, for eternity, until hell freezes over, never to return; N. Amer. forevermore; informal for keeps, until doomsday, until the cows come home; archaic for aye.

25A0; in good part she took the joke in good part : GOOD-NATUREDLY, good-humouredly, without offence, amicably, favourably, tolerantly, indulgently, cheerfully, well.

25A0; make good SUCCEED, be successful, be a success, do well, get ahead, reach the top; prosper, flourish, thrive; informal make it, make the grade, make a name for oneself, make one's mark, get somewhere, arrive.

25A0; make something good

he promised to make good any damage : REPAIR, mend, fix, put right, see to; restore, remedy, rectify.

they made good their escape : EFFECT, conduct, perform, implement, execute, carry out; achieve, accomplish, succeed in, realize, attain, engineer, bring about, bring off.

he will make good his promise : FULFIL, carry out, implement, discharge, honour, redeem; keep, observe, abide by, comply with, stick to, heed, follow, be bound by, live up to, stand by, adhere to.

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