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Definition

[n] moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people"
[n] that which is good or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
[n] benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
[adv] (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard; "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-planned party"; (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well' as in"the baby can walk pretty good")
[adv] in a complete and thorough manner; "he was soundly defeated"; (`good' is used informally for `thoroughly' as in"we beat him good")
[adj] 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"
[adj] having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
[adj] having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
[adj] used of clothing; "my good clothes"; "her Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes"
[adj] with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
[adj] thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
[adj] generally admired; "good taste"
[adj] exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
[adj] resulting favorably; "its 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"
[adj] not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
[adj] not forged; "a good dollar bill"
[adj] 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"
[adj] morally admirable
[adj] 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"
[adj] in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
[adj] appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"
[adj] agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
[adj] 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"
[adj] capable of pleasing; "good looks"
[adj] deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
[adj] of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass
[adj] 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"
[adj] financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
[adj] superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"


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