Definition of Good


  • articles of commerce
    - trade good
  • that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
    "weigh the good against the bad"
    "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
  • moral excellence or admirableness
    "there is much good to be found in people"
  • benefit
    "for your own good"
    "what's the good of worrying?"


  • generally admired
    "good taste"
  • not left to spoil
    "the meat is still good"
  • not forged
    "a good dollar bill"
  • tending to promote physical well-being
    beneficial to health
    "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"
    "a good night's sleep"
    "the salutary influence of pure air"
  • in excellent physical condition
    "good teeth"
    "I still have one good leg"
    "a sound mind in a sound body"
  • appealing to the mind
    "good music"
    "a serious book"
  • capable of pleasing
    "good looks"
  • exerting force or influence
    "the law is effective immediately"
    "a warranty good for two years"
    "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
    - in effect - in force
  • resulting favorably
    "it's a good thing that I wasn't there"
    "it is good that you stayed"
    "it is well that no one saw you"
    "all's well that ends well"
  • most suitable or right for a particular purpose
    "a good time to plant tomatoes"
    "the right time to act"
    "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
  • financially sound
    "a good investment"
    "a secure investment"
  • with or in a close or intimate relationship
    "a good friend"
    "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
  • thorough
    "had a good workout"
    "gave the house a good cleaning"
  • having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    "adept in handicrafts"
    "an adept juggler"
    "an expert job"
    "a good mechanic"
    "a practiced marksman"
    "a proficient engineer"
    "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"
    "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"
  • of moral excellence
    "a genuinely good person"
    "a just cause"
    "an upright and respectable man"
  • agreeable or pleasing
    "we all had a good time"
    "good manners"
  • promoting or enhancing well-being
    "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"
    "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"
    "the experience was good for her"
  • deserving of esteem and respect
    "all respectable companies give guarantees"
    "ruined the family's good name"
  • morally admirable
  • having the normally expected amount
    "gives full measure"
    "gives good measure"
    "a good mile from here"
  • having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
    "good news from the hospital"
    "a good report card"
    "when she was good she was very very good"
    "a good knife is one good for cutting"
    "this stump will make a good picnic table"
    "a good check"
    "a good joke"
    "a good exterior paint"
    "a good secretary"
    "a good dress for the office"


  • completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
    "he was soundly defeated"
    "we beat him good"
  • (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
    "the children behaved well"
    "a task well done"
    "the party went well"
    "he slept well"
    "a well-argued thesis"
    "a well-seasoned dish"
    "a well-planned party"
    "the baby can walk pretty good"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble good

9 unscramble word found using the letters good.

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