Meaning of GOOD in English


vt to make good; to turn to good.

2. good ·superl not lacking or deficient; full; complete.

3. good ·vt to manure; to improve.

4. good ·superl clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy;

— followed especially by at.

5. good ·superl real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.

6. good ·superl possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious;

— said of persons or actions.

7. good ·superl serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon;

— followed especially by for.

8. good ·noun advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit;

— opposed to harm, ·etc.

9. good ·superl not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, ·etc.

10. good ·superl 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.

11. good ·adv 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.

12. good ·superl kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well-disposed;

— often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto.

13. good ·noun that which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, ·etc.;

— opposed to evil.

14. good ·noun 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.

15. good ·superl 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.

xvi. good ·superl 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.

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