Good - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡʊd|  American pronunciation of the word good
Brit.  |ɡʊd|  British pronunciation of the word good
- benefit
- moral excellence or admirableness (syn: goodness)
- that which is pleasing or valuable or useful (syn: goodness)
- articles of commerce (syn: commodity)
- having the normally expected amount (syn: full)
- deserving of esteem and respect (syn: estimable, honorable, respectable)
- promoting or enhancing well-being (syn: beneficial)
- agreeable or pleasing
- of moral excellence (syn: just, upright)
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- (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') (syn: well)
- completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly') (syn: soundly, thoroughly)

Examples

You'll need better tools for this job.

The car is in good condition.

There are some good restaurants in this neighborhood.

I'm afraid your work is just not good enough.

Keep up the good work.

The food was good but not great.

He has done good but not outstanding work.

Did you have a good time at the party?

We're expecting good weather for the weekend.

The battle of good versus evil

Teachers can be a strong force for good.

The difference between good and bad

They had to sacrifice lesser goods for greater ones.

What is life's highest good?

Parents must teach their children the difference between the good and the bad.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: better
superlative: best
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