Complete Definition of "good"

see|god|God
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English
see|goods

rank|after|first|down|98|good|never|shall|most

Pronunciation
AHD|go͝od, IPA|/ɡʊd/, SAMPA|/gUd/
audio|en-us-good.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ʊd

Etymology 1
ME. < OE. god|gōd < PG. *gothaz < Proto-Indo-European base *ghedh- (to unite, be associated, be suitable).

Adjective
en-adj|better|best

  1. Acting in the interest of good; ethical (good intentions).
  2. useful|Useful for a particular purpose (it’s a good watch).
  3. Of food, edible; not stale or rotten.

#: still good

  1. Of food, having a particularly pleasant taste.
  2. Of food, healthful; full of vitamins and minerals.
  3. Pleasant; enjoyable.

#: a good time

  1. Of people, competent or talented.

#: a good swimmer

  1. effective|Effective.

#: a good worker

  1. favourable|Favourable.

#: a good omen
#: good weather

  1. beneficial|Beneficial; worthwhile.

#: a good job

  1. colloquial With "and", extremely. (The soup is good and hot.)
  2. Goody-goody; lacking in spirit or personality.
  3. context|especially when capitalized holy|Holy.
  4. A reasonable amount of time

#: a good while longer
#: all in good time
#* 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island|Treasure Island
#*: The white rock, visible enough above the brush, was still some eighth of a mile further down the spit, and it took me a goodish while to get up with it, crawling, often on all fours, among the scrub.

Quotations
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Synonyms
well
exceptional
superb
not bad
alright
satisfactory

Antonyms
italbrac|acting in the interest of good: bad, evil
poor

Derived terms
rel-top|terms derived from "good"
for good
goodbye
good-for-nothing
good grief
rel-mid
goodly
goodness
good night
good to go
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Translations
trans-top|acting in the interest of good; ethical (good intentions)
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god|m, t+|da|godt|n
Filipino: mabuti
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
Greek: t+|el|καλός|trkalós|scGrek, t+|el|αγαθός|tragathós|scGrek
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
Hindi: t-|hi|अच्छा|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|भला|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|भली|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|भले|scDeva|xsHindi
Icelandic: t+|is|góður|m, t-|is|góð|f, t-|is|gott|n
Japanese: JAchar|良い (JAchar|よい, yoi), JAchar|善意の (JAchar|ぜんいの, zen'i no)
Latin: t+|la|bonus|m, t-|la|bona|f, t-|la|bonum|n
Lithuanian: t+|lt|geras|xs=Lithuanian
trans-mid
Marathi: चांगला, चांगली, चांगले, भला, भली, भले
Polish: t+|pl|dobry|m, t-|pl|dobra|f, t-|pl|dobre|n
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trχoróšij|scCyrl, t+|ru|добрый|trdóbryj|scCyrl
Scots: guid
Serbian: dobar m, dobra f, dobrotstvo n, blagodaran m, blagodarna f, blagodarnost n
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Spanish: t+|es|bueno|m, t-|es|buena|f
Swedish: t+|sv|god|c, t+|sv|gott|n
Tagalog: mabuti
Thai: THchar|เจตนาดี (jet taa naa dee)
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trans-top|useful for a particular purpose (it’s a good watch)
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god|m, t+|da|godt|n
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Greek: t+|el|καλός|trkalós|scGrek
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
Japanese: JAchar|良い (JAchar|よい, yoi), JAchar|いい (ii)
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Scots: guid
Serbian: godan, dobar, valjan
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
Thai: THchar|ดูดี (doo dee) (informal), THchar|สวยงาม (suay ngaam) (formal)
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trans-top|of food, edible; not stale or rotten
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Danish: t+|da|god|m, t+|da|godt|n
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Japanese: JAchar|大丈夫な (JAchar|だいじょうぶな, daijōbuna)
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Serbian: dobro, valjano
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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trans-top|of food, having a particularly pleasant taste
Croatian: dobar m, dobra f, dobro n; ukusan m, ukusna f, ukusno n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god|m, t+|da|godt|n
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|טעים|ta`ím m, he-translation|טעימה|te`imá f, he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|god|c, t+|sv|gott|n
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Serbian: t-|sr|ukusno, t-|sr|dobro
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trans-top|of food, healthful; full of vitamins and minerals
Croatian: t-|hr|zdrav|m, t-|hr|zdrava|f, t-|hr|zdravo|n
Danish: t-|da|sund
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä, t-|fi|terveellinen
German: t+|de|gut, t+|de|gesund
Hebrew: he-translation|בריא|barí m, he-translation|בריאה|bri`á f, he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Serbian: t-|sr|dobro, t-|sr|zdravo
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: bra#Swedish|bra, nyttig
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trans-top|pleasant; enjoyable
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god, t-|da|fin
Finnish: t+|fi|mukava, t+|fi|hauska, t+|fi|kiva
German: t+|de|gut, t+|de|schön, t|de|angenehm
Greek: t+|el|καλός|trkalós|scGrek
Hebrew: he-translation|מהנה|mehané m, he-translation|מהנה|mehaná f, he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
Japanese: JAchar|良い (JAchar|よい, yoi), JAchar|いい (ii)
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Scots: guid
Serbian: godno, ugodno, čedno, dobro
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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trans-top|of people, competent or talented
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: god, dygtig
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
trans-mid
Japanese: JAchar|良い (JAchar|よい, yoi), JAchar|いい (ii)
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Scots: guid
Serbian: spretan m, spretna f, blagotvorna f, [blagotvoran m, sposoban m, sposobna f
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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trans-top|effective
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut, t+|de|effektiv
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Serbian: t-|sr|dobro
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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trans-top|favourable
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
Japanese: JAchar|良い (JAchar|よい, yoi), JAchar|いい (ii)
Russian: хороший (xoróšij), добрый (dóbryj) of an omen
Scots: guid
Serbian: pouzdano
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra, t+|sv|god|c, t+|sv|gott|n
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trans-top|beneficial; worthwhile
Croatian: t-|hr|dobar|m, t-|hr|dobra|f, t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t+|cs|dobrý|m
Danish: t+|da|god
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
German: t+|de|gut
Hebrew: he-translation|מוצלח|mutslákh m, he-translation|מוצלחת|mutslákhat f, he-translation|טוב|tóv m, he-translation|טובה|tová f
trans-mid
Hindi: t-|hi|उत्तम|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छा|m|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छी|f|scDeva|xsHindi, t-|hi|अच्छे|p|scDeva|xsHindi
Russian: t+|ru|хороший|trxoróšij|scCyrl
Scots: guid
Serbian: : pouzdana, korisna
Slovene: t+|sl|dober|m, t-|sl|dobra|f, t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Afrikaans: goed
ttbc|Albanian: mirë
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|جيد|جَيّد (jéyyid), طيب|طَيّب unicode|(ʈáyyib), ARchar|حسن|حَسَن (‎ħásan)
ttbc|Armenian: Õ¬Õ¡Õ¾ (lav)
ttbc|Azeri: yaxşı
ttbc|Bangla: ভাল (valo)
ttbc|Bulgarian: добър, добра, добро (dobər, dobra, dobro) m/f/n; приятен, приятна, приятно (prijaten, prijatna, prijatno) m/f/n
ttbc|Catalan: bo m, bona f :ca:bo|^
ttbc|Cebuano: maayo
ttbc|Chinese: 好 (hǎo)
ttbc|Dutch: goed, goede
ttbc|Esperanto: bona
ttbc|Fijian: vinaka
ttbc|French: bon m, bonne f
ttbc|Guaraní: porã
ttbc|Hittite: aššu
ttbc|Hungarian: jó
ttbc|Ido: benigna (1), bona
ttbc|Indonesian: baik, bagus
ttbc|Interlingua: bon
ttbc|Inuktitut: pitsiartok
ttbc|Italian: buono m, buona f
ttbc|Korean: 좋은 (jo-eun)
ttbc|Kurdish: t+|ku|baş, t|ku|qenc, t|ku|çê, t|ku|çak, t+|ku|rind
mid
ttbc|Lakota: washte
ttbc|Latvian: labs
ttbc|Lithuanian: geras
ttbc|Norwegian: god#Norwegian|god
ttbc|Novial: bon, boni
ttbc|Ojibwe: mino-
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|خوب (xub)
ttbc|Portuguese: bom m, boa f
ttbc|Quechua: allin
ttbc|Romanian: bun m, bună f
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: math
ttbc|Serbian: добро (dobro)
ttbc|Sicilian: bonu m, bona f
ttbc|Slovak: dobrý m, dobrá f, dobré n
ttbc|Swahili: -zuri
ttbc|Tamil: நன்று (nanru)
ttbc|Telugu: మంచి
ttbc|Thai: THchar|ดี (dee)
ttbc|Tok Pisin: gutpela
ttbc|Tupinambá: katu
ttbc|Turkish: iyi
ttbc|Ukrainian: добрий (dóbryj)
ttbc|Urdu: URchar|اچھا m, URchar|اچھی f, URchar|اجھے p
ttbc|Uzbek: яхши (yaxşi)
ttbc|Welsh: da
ttbc|Yiddish: גוט (gut)

Adverb
good

  1. nonstandard well|Well.

#*2007 April 19, w:Jimmy Wales|Jimmy Wales, “Jimmy Wales on the User-Generated Generation”, w:Fresh Air|Fresh Air, WHYY, Pennsylvania 1
#*: The one thing that we can't do...is throw out the baby with the bathwater.... We know our process works pretty darn good and, uh, it’s really sparked this amazing phenomenon of this...high-quality website.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. The forces or behaviors that are the enemy of evil. Usually consists of helping others and general benevolence.
  2. A result that is positive in the view of the speaker.
  3. The abstract instantiation of something qualified by the adjective; e.g., "The best is the enemy of the good."

Antonyms
italbrac-colon|forces of good bad, evil
italbrac-colon|positive result bad

Translations
trans-top|the forces of good
Arabic: الخير|الخَيْر IPAchar|(al-khéːr), فائدة|فَائِدَة IPAchar|(fáː’idah)
Bulgarian: t+|bg|добро|n|trdobro|scCyrl
Catalan: bo m, bona f
Croatian: t-|hr|dobro|n
Czech: t-|cs|dobro|n
Danish: godhed
Dutch: t+|nl|goed, t+|nl|goede
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
French: t+|fr|bon|m, t+|fr|bons|m|p
German: das Gute n
Greek: t+|el|καλός|m|trkalós|scGrek
Hebrew: טוב (tuv), טוב (tov), טובה (tovah)
Hungarian: t+|hu|jó
Indonesian: t-|id|baik|xs=Indonesian
Interlingua: ben
Italian: t+|it|bene|m
trans-mid
Japanese: JAchar|善 (JAchar|ぜん, zen)
Korean: 착함 (chak-ham)
Latin: t-|la|bonum|n, t-|la|bona|n|p
Latvian: labais m
Manchu: (sain)
Novial: bonu, bonum
Polish: dobro n, dobroć f (kindness)
Portuguese: t+|pt|bem|m
Romanian: t-|ro|bine, t+|ro|bun|n
Russian: t+|ru|добро|n|trdobró|scCyrl
Serbian: t-|sr|dobro
Slovene: t+|sl|dobro|n
Spanish: t+|es|bien|m
Swahili: uzuri (noun 11/14)
Swedish: godhet c
Thai: THchar|ความดี (khwaam dee), THchar|ธรรม (thām mā)
Turkish: t+|tr|iyi
Welsh: da m, daioni m
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trans-top|good result
Danish: t-|da|gode
Finnish: t+|fi|hyvä
Greek: t+|el|καλός|m|trkalós|scGrek
trans-mid
Russian: толк (tolk) m, прок (prok) m
Serbian: valjan, dobar, pouzdan
Slovene: t+|sl|dobro|n
Swedish: t+|sv|bra
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Etymology 2
D. goederen for wares.

Noun
en-noun|sga good|plgoods

  1. finance Identical items that are produced, then traded, bought, or sold, for the purpose of consumption.

Translations
See goods

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English irregular adjectives
Category:Positive words

am:good
ang:good
ar:good
br:good
de:good
et:good
el:good
es:good
fa:good
fr:good
ko:good
hy:good
io:good
it:good
kk:good
ku:good
lo:good
lt:good
li:good
hu:good
ja:good
ug:good
pl:good
pt:good
ru:good
simple:good
sr:good
fi:good
sv:good
ta:good
te:good
vi:good
tr:good
zh:good

Revision and Credits for"good"
  • 2007-12-21 08:27 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/67.80.228.215|67.80.228.215]] ([[User_talk:67.80.228.215|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Tbot|Tbot]]

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