1. [Adjective]: having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"

2. [Adjective]: 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

3. [Adjective]: morally admirable

4. [Noun]: moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people"

5. [Noun]: benefit; "for your own good"; "what''s the good of worrying?"

6. [Noun]: 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"

7. [Adverb]: (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

8. [Adverb]: in a complete and thorough manner (`good'' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly''); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"

9. capable of pleasing; "good looks"

10. 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

11. thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"

12. financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"

13. exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"

14. not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"

15. 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"

16. appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"

17. 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"

18. having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"

19. deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family''s good name"

20. with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"

21. 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

22. generally admired; "good taste"

23. superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"

24. 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"

25. not forged; "a good dollar bill"

26. in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"

27. agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"

28. 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"

Similar words to 'good'

Opposite words to 'good'

Try another search!

Look up words in the English4.Today Online Dictionary and add them to your own personal dictionary for vocabulary practice.

All you need to start your own personal dictionary web is a free English4.Today membership. Podcasts

Get immediate access to grammar tests, quizzes, exercises, pronuciation practice, vocabulary building, courses, and an online community all wanting to improve their English and help you improve yours! Standard membership is FREE!!