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EN[ɡʊd] [-ʊd]
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WGood
  • Good may refer to:
  • Good and evil, the distinction between positive and negative entities
  • Good (economics), objects produced for market
  • Good (religion)
  • Good (surname)
  • Good, West Virginia, United States
EN Good

    Definition of good in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgoods
    1. NU The forces or behaviors that are the enemy of evil. Usually consists of helping others and general benevolence.
      1. And Vickers launched forth into a tirade very different from his platform utterances. He spoke with extreme contempt of the dense stupidity exhibited on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper them. Soft heartedness caused more harm than good.
    2. NC A result that is positive in the view of the speaker.
      1. NU The abstract instantiation of goodness; that which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.
        1. NC (chiefly in the plural) An item of merchandise.
        2. VerbSGgoodsPRgoodingPT, PPgooded
          1. VI (now chiefly dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.
            1. VT (now chiefly dialectal) To make good; turn to good; improve.
              1. VI (now chiefly dialectal) To make improvements or repairs.
                1. VI (now chiefly dialectal) To benefit; gain.
                  1. VT (now chiefly dialectal) To do good to (someone); benefit; cause to improve or gain.
                    1. VT (now chiefly dialectal) To satisfy; indulge; gratify.
                      1. (reflexive, now chiefly dialectal) To flatter; congratulate oneself; anticipate.
                        1. VT (now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) To furnish with dung; manure; fatten with manure; fertilise.
                        2. AdjectiveCOMbetterSUPbest
                          1. (heading) Of people.
                            1. good intentions ‎
                            2. a good swimmer ‎
                            3. Can you lend me fifty dollars? You know I'm good for it. ‎
                            4. Would you like a glass of water? — I'm good. ‎
                            5. [Are] you good? — Yeah, I'm fine. ‎
                          2. (of capabilities).
                            1. it’s a good watch;  the flashlight batteries are still good
                            2. a good worker ‎
                            3. in good sooth ‎
                          3. (heading) Of properties and qualities.
                            1. The bread is still good. ‎
                            2. The food was very good. ‎
                            3. Eat a good dinner so you will be ready for the big game tomorrow. ‎
                            4. carrots are good for you;  walking is good for you ‎
                            5. the music, dancing, and food were very good;  we had a good time ‎
                            6. a good omen;  good weather ‎
                            7. a good job ‎
                            8. My reasons are both good and weighty.
                          4. COL With "and", extremely.
                            1. The soup is good and hot. ‎
                          5. (especially when capitalized) Holy.
                            1. Good Friday ‎
                          6. (heading) Of quantities.
                            1. all in good time ‎
                            2. a good while longer;  a good number of seeds;   A good part of his day was spent shopping.   It will be a good while longer until he's done.   He's had a good amount of troubles, he has . ‎
                            3. This hill will take a good hour and a half to climb.  The car was a good ten miles away. ‎
                        3. AdverbCOMbetterSUPbest
                          1. (nonstandard) Well; satisfactorily or thoroughly.
                          2. Interjection
                            1. That is good; an elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation.
                              1. Good! I can leave now.
                          3. More Examples
                            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                              • Scoot from just $8? Chiong Ah (To rush and hurry for the best deals)! From 11 to 13 July only, grab flights around Asia and Australia from just $8!
                              • Many people believed communism was a good system until the breakup of the Soviet Union. ‎
                              • If one saw only the Rheims benches, one would scarcely prefer the slopers to horizontal retorts with good stoking machinery ; as for instance the Ross stoker at the Cincinnati gas works.
                            2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                              • Best Excuse for a Wandering Mind: SNARRY!, Jason Isaacs, Alan Rickman
                              • Best sources lean red meat, poultry, fish, dark green, leafy vegetables and wholegrain cereals.
                              • Good heavens, I can't write down to the level of the vulgar public!
                            3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                              • I used tact when I told my fat uncle that his extra weight made him look better.
                              • "The tragedy of the commons" is that none wish to make sacrifices of their or their family's interests for the common good.
                              • Still, it stung when a slightly older acquaintance asked me why I couldn't do any better.
                          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                            1. Adjectives
                              • Adjectives by inflection type
                                • Irregular adjectives
                                  • Suppletive adjectives
                              • Adverbs
                                • Interjections
                                  • Nouns
                                    • Countable nouns
                                      • Singularia tantum
                                        • Uncountable nouns
                                      • Verbs
                                        • Intransitive verbs
                                          • Transitive verbs
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                                        1. en goods
                                        2. en goodly
                                        3. en good-looking
                                        4. en good-for-nothing
                                        5. en goodbye
                                        Source: Wiktionary
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                                        Meaning of good for the defined word.

                                        Grammatically, this word "good" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives by inflection type. It's also an adverb. It's also an interjection. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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