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good

good

 
pronunciation:
gUd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
phrases:
for good
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: best, better
definition 1: having qualities that are desired.
That was a good movie.She makes good soup.
synonyms:
beneficial, desirable
antonyms:
bad, ill
similar words:
advantageous, capital, excellent, favorable, fine, first-rate, great, satisfactory, superb, terrific, well, wonderful
definition 2: doing what is right.
A good person helps others.
synonyms:
moral, upright
antonyms:
bad, monstrous, wicked
similar words:
honorable, right, wholesome
definition 3: better than the average.
He always got good grades.
synonyms:
decent, fine
antonyms:
inadequate, poor, shabby
similar words:
acceptable, adequate, all right, fair, first-rate, OK, satisfactory, superior
definition 4: pleasant.
We had a good time at the park.
synonyms:
agreeable, enjoyable, pleasant
antonyms:
disagreeable, rotten, unpleasant
similar words:
bright, cheerful
definition 5: sound; in good condition; able to be relied on.
She was in good health.He gave us good advice.
synonyms:
dependable, reliable
antonyms:
bad, poor
definition 6: behaving in the proper way.
Spot is a good dog.
synonyms:
obedient, well-behaved
antonyms:
bad, mischievous
similar words:
dutiful, nice, orderly, proper, respectful, well-mannered
definition 7: kind.
He has a good heart.
synonyms:
decent, kind, kindly
antonyms:
bad, ill
similar words:
considerate, generous, humane, liberal
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which is good.
You have to take the good with the bad.
synonyms:
asset, plus, positive, right
antonyms:
evil, harm
similar words:
benefit, gain
definition 2: benefit; advantage.
The new laws were for the good of all the people.
synonyms:
benefit, interest, sake, success, welfare, well-being
antonyms:
harm
similar words:
advantage, favor, profit, prosperity
definition 3: kindness; virtue.
She has a lot of good in her heart.
synonyms:
virtue
antonyms:
evil
similar words:
charity, generosity, good will, grace, honor, humanity, justice, kindness, mercy
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: well.
I feel good today.
phrase: for good
good or well?
Good is an adjective. Well is the adverb form of good.
Compare:
  • He is a good baseball player.
  • He hits the ball well.
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