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good
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 18
Part of Speech: noun
1. Goodness.
2. That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; - opposed to evil.
4. 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.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Best.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.
5. 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.
7. Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, etc.
8. Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; - said of persons or actions.
10. Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; - followed especially by for.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To make good; to turn to good.
Examples of usage:
  • " How good to be a man! - "The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies", Ralph Connor.
  • He is so good! - "The Outcaste", F. E. Penny.
  • I'll be good, I'll be good.... - "English Society", George Du Maurier.
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