adjective: good; comparative adjective: better; superlative adjective: best
to be desired or approved of.
“we live at peace with each other, which is good”
|synonyms:||healthy, fine, sound, tip-top, hale and hearty, fit, robust, sturdy, strong,vigorous
- pleasing and welcome.
“she was pleased to hear good news about him”
- expressing approval.
“the play had good reviews”
having the qualities required for a particular role.
“the schools here are good”
|synonyms:||fine, superior, quality;
|antonyms:||bad, inept, unconvincing|
- appropriate to a particular purpose.
“this is a good month for planting seeds”
|synonyms:||convenient, suitable, appropriate, fitting, fit; More|
- (of language) with correct grammar and pronunciation.
“she speaks good English”
- strictly adhering to or fulfilling all the principles of a particular cause, religion, or party.
“a good Catholic girl”
|synonyms:||close, intimate, dear, bosom, special, best, firm, valued, treasured|
- (of a ticket) valid.
“the ticket is good for travel from May to September”
possessing or displaying moral virtue.
“I’ve met many good people who made me feel ashamed of my own shortcomings”
|synonyms:||virtuous, righteous, upright, upstanding, moral, ethical, high-minded,principled;
- showing kindness.
“you are good—thank you”
|synonyms:||kind, kindhearted, good-hearted, thoughtful, generous, charitable,magnanimous,
- obedient to rules or conventions.
“accustom the child to being rewarded for good behavior”
|synonyms:||well behaved, obedient, dutiful, polite, courteous, respectful,
- used to address or refer to people, especially in a patronizing or humorous way.
“the good people of the city were disconcerted”
- commanding respect.
“he was concerned with establishing and maintaining his good name”
- belonging or relating to a high social class.
“he comes from a good family”
giving pleasure; enjoyable or satisfying.
“the streets fill up with people looking for a good time”
|synonyms:||enjoyable, pleasant, agreeable, pleasurable, delightful, great, nice,lovely;
|antonyms:||unpleasant, terrible, bad, inclement|
- pleasant to look at; attractive.
“you’re looking pretty good”
- (of clothes) smart and suitable for formal wear.
“he went upstairs to change out of his good suit”
|synonyms:||best, finest, nicest;
“the attic needed a good cleaning”
- used to emphasize that a number is at least as great as one claims.
“they’re a good twenty years younger”
|synonyms:||whole, full, entire, complete, solid”we waited a good hour”|
- used to emphasize a following adjective.
“we had a good long hug”
- fairly large.
“a good crowd”
|synonyms:||considerable, sizable, substantial, appreciable, significant;
used in conjunction with the name of God or a related expression as an exclamation of extreme surprise or anger.
noun: good; plural noun: goods
that which is morally right; righteousness.
“a mysterious balance of good and evil”
|synonyms:||virtue, righteousness, goodness, morality, integrity, rectitude;
benefit or advantage to someone or something.
“he convinces his father to use his genius for the good of mankind”
|synonyms:||benefit, advantage, profit, gain, interest, welfare, well-being;
merchandise or possessions.
“imports of luxury goods”
|synonyms:||merchandise, wares, stock, commodities, produce, products, articles;
things to be transported, as distinct from passengers.
“a means of transporting passengers as well as goods”
the genuine article.
plural noun: the goods
“my mother could never cook this good”
Old English gōd, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch goed and German gut .