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Overview of noun good

The noun good has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) good

(benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?")

2. (9) good, goodness

(moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people")

3. (6) good, goodness

(that which is pleasing or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization")

4. commodity, trade good, good

(articles of commerce)

Overview of adj good

The adj good has 21 senses? (first 14 from tagged texts)
1. (190) good

(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 picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

2. (22) full, good

(having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here")

3. (12) good

(morally admirable)

4. (10) estimable, good, honorable, respectable

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

5. (5) beneficial, good

(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")

6. (4) good

(agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners")

7. (3) good, just, upright

(of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man")

8. (2) adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful

(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 by skillful retouching")

9. (2) good

(thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning")

10. (2) dear, good, near

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

11. (1) dependable, good, safe, secure

(financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment")

12. (1) good, right, ripe

(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")

13. (1) good, well

(resulting favorably; "it's 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")

14. (1) effective, good, in effect, in force

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

15. good

(capable of pleasing; "good looks")

16. good, serious

(appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book")

17. good, sound

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

18. good, salutary

(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")

19. good, honest

(not forged; "a good dollar bill")

20. good, undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoilt

(not left to spoil; "the meat is still good")

21. good

(generally admired; "good taste")

Overview of adv good

The adv good has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) well, good

((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-argued thesis"; "a well-seasoned dish"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good")

2. (4) thoroughly, soundly, good

(completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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