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  Words related to good

Related / Similar Words: goodness, beneficial, full, benevolent, dear, near, effective, in effect(p), in force(p), well(p), unspoiled, unspoilt, salutary, sound, serious, right, ripe, estimable, honorable, respectable, just, upright, virtuous, adept, expert, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful, dependable, safe, secure, fine, well, thoroughly, soundly

 

Definition:
  • moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people";
  • 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";
  • benefit; "for your own good"; "what''s the good of worrying?";
  • 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";
  • having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here";
  • having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature";
  • 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";
  • generally admired; "good taste";
  • exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)";
  • 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";
  • not left to spoil; "the meat is still good";
  • not forged; "a good dollar bill";
  • 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 p;
  • morally admirable;
  • 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";
  • agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners";
  • 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";
  • capable of pleasing; "good looks";
  • deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family''s good name";
  • 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;
  • 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 b;
  • financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment";
  • superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade";
  • (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-ar;
  • in a complete and thorough manner (`good'' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly''); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good";

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    See Also: beneficent, charitable, kind, best, better, favorable, favourable, obedient, respectable, moral, right, righteous, virtuous, worthy

     

    Hyponyms: kindness, beneficence, benignity, benignancy, graciousness, virtue, virtuousness, moral excellence, saintliness, summum bonum, worthiness, desirability, desirableness, benefit, welfare, better, optimum, wisdom, wiseness, soundness, common good, commonweal

     

    Pertainyms: sound, exhaustive, thorough, thoroughgoing

     

    Attributes: benevolence, quality, goodness

     

    Language Translations:
    Arabic: الخير   Bulgarian: добро  
    Catalan: bo   Croatian: dobar and dobro and ukusan and zdrav  
    Danish: god and godhed and sund   Dutch: goed  
    Finnish: hyvä and mukava   French: bon  
    German: das Gute and gut   Greek: καλός  
    Hebrew: טוב   Hindi: अच्छा and उत्तम  
    Hungarian:   Icelandic: góður  
    Indonesian: baik   Interlingua: ben  
    Italian: bene   Korean: 착함  
    Latin: bonum and bonus   Latvian: gards and labais and labs  
    Lithuanian: geras   Novial: bonu  
    Polish: dobro and dobry   Portuguese: bem  
    Romanian: bine   Russian: добро and хороший  
    Serbian: : pouzdana and dobar and dobro and godan and godno and pouzdano and spretan and ukusno   Slovene: dober and dobro  
    Spanish: bien and bueno   Swahili: uzuri  
    Swedish: bra and god and godhet   Tagalog: mabuti  
    Turkish: iyi   Welsh: da  
     
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