Good

/guu'd/

Sense: Noun


  1. Benefit.

    1. For your own good.
    2. What's the good of worrying?.
  2. Moral excellence or admirableness.

    1. There is much good to be found in people.
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  3. That which is pleasing or valuable or useful.

    1. Weigh the good against the bad.
    2. Among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization.
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Sense: Adjective


  1. Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.

    1. Good news from the hospital.
    2. A good report card.
    3. When she was good she was very very good.
    4. A good knife is one good for cutting.
    5. This stump will make a good picnic table.
    6. A good check.
    7. A good joke.
    8. A good exterior paint.
    9. A good secretary.
    10. A good dress for the office.
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  2. Morally admirable.

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  3. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude.

    1. Adept in handicrafts.
    2. An adept juggler.
    3. An expert job.
    4. A good mechanic.
    5. A practiced marksman.
    6. A proficient engineer.
    7. A lesser-known but no less skillful composer.
    8. The effect was achieved by skillful retouching.
  4. Promoting or enhancing well-being.

    1. An arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries.
    2. The beneficial effects of a temperate climate.
    3. The experience was good for her.
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Sense: Adverb


  1. (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').

    1. The children behaved well.
    2. A task well done.
    3. The party went well.
    4. He slept well.
    5. A well-argued thesis.
    6. A well-seasoned dish.
    7. A well-planned party.
    8. The baby can walk pretty good.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
good
IPA Transcription
/gʊ'd/
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