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1. good

adjective. ['ˈgʊd, gɪd'] having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.

Synonyms

  • slap-up
  • bang-up
  • cracking
  • nifty
  • neat
  • acceptable
  • goodish
  • great
  • smashing
  • obedient
  • well-behaved
  • best
  • corking
  • respectable
  • favourable
  • not bad
  • redeeming
  • superb
  • favorable
  • good enough
  • quality
  • satisfactory
  • dandy
  • solid
  • keen
  • swell
  • bully
  • better
  • groovy
  • peachy
  • well behaved

Antonyms

  • bad
  • worse
  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable
  • worst

Etymology

  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • good (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • goode (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • lacroix
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  • employ
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  • mckoy
  • mccoy
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  • enjoy
  • elroy
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  • decoy
  • deboy
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2. good

adjective. ['ˈgʊd, gɪd'] having the normally expected amount.

Synonyms

  • ample

Antonyms

  • unemotionality
  • passionless

Etymology

  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • good (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • goode (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. good

adjective. ['ˈgʊd, gɪd'] morally admirable.

Synonyms

  • goody-goody
  • saintlike
  • right
  • saintly
  • righteous
  • angelical
  • worthy
  • angelic
  • redemptive
  • saving
  • virtuous
  • white
  • goodness
  • sainted
  • redeeming
  • beatific

Antonyms

  • immoral
  • evilness
  • wicked
  • unrighteous
  • unworthy
  • wrong

Etymology

  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • good (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • goode (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. good

noun. ['ˈgʊd, gɪd'] benefit.

Synonyms

  • advantage
  • common good
  • vantage

Antonyms

  • fruitfulness
  • naivete
  • fidelity
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • good (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • goode (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. good

noun. ['ˈgʊd, gɪd'] moral excellence or admirableness.

Synonyms

  • summum bonum
  • moral excellence
  • virtue
  • morality
  • kindness
  • virtuousness
  • benignancy
  • goodness
  • graciousness
  • beneficence
  • benignity

Antonyms

  • malignancy
  • evil
  • maleficence
  • immorality
  • evilness
  • malignity

Etymology

  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • good (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • god (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • goode (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a youthful male person.

Synonyms

  • sonny
  • schoolboy
  • Scout
  • male
  • cub
  • bat boy
  • ball boy
  • altar boy
  • male child
  • Fauntleroy
  • lad
  • ploughboy
  • sonny boy
  • shop boy
  • male person
  • catamite
  • farm boy
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy
  • plowboy

Antonyms

  • female
  • female child
  • juvenile
  • draftee

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] of long duration; not new.

Synonyms

  • antique
  • long-ago
  • yellow
  • hand-down
  • age
  • stale
  • nonmodern
  • yellowed
  • antediluvian
  • past
  • sunset
  • hoary
  • worn
  • rusty
  • age-old
  • secondhand
  • used
  • noncurrent
  • longtime
  • archaic
  • immemorial
  • patched
  • auld
  • antiquated

Antonyms

  • new
  • modern
  • current
  • future
  • present

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. old

adjective. ['ˈoʊld'] (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age.

Synonyms

  • senescent
  • gray-haired
  • centenarian
  • sexagenarian
  • superannuated
  • gaga
  • middle-aged
  • senior
  • gray
  • experient
  • senile
  • over-the-hill
  • anile
  • darkened
  • age
  • venerable
  • overaged
  • hoar
  • emeritus
  • older
  • grey
  • overage
  • octogenarian
  • grey-headed
  • of age
  • hoary
  • gray-headed
  • white-haired
  • grey-haired
  • ancient
  • oldish
  • elderly
  • mature
  • grizzly
  • doddering
  • nonagenarian
  • experienced
  • ageing
  • aging
  • doddery

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
  • young
  • immature
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • old (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a friendly informal reference to a grown man.

Synonyms

  • broth of a man
  • adult male
  • broth of a boy
  • one of the boys

Antonyms

  • male child
  • feminine
  • androgynous
  • parent

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. boy

noun. ['ˈbɔɪ'] a male human offspring.

Synonyms

  • Jr
  • son
  • Junior
  • mama's boy
  • mamma's boy
  • Jnr
  • mother's boy
  • male offspring

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • daughter
  • volunteer
  • civilian

Etymology

  • boy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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