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Definition for: good

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English

Etymology

Middle English < Old English gōd < Proto-Germanic *gothaz < Proto-Indo-European base *ghedh- (to unite, be associated, be suitable).

Pronunciation

  • AHD: go͝od , IPA: /ɡʊd/ , SAMPA: /gUd/
  • Rhymes: -ʊd

Adjective

good ( comparative better , superlative best )

  1. Acting in the interest of good; ethical ( good intentions ).
  2. useful for a particular purpose ( it’s a good watch ).
  3. edible.
  4. ( food ) having a particularly pleasant taste.
  5. ( food ) healthful, full of vitamins, minerals, etc.
  6. Pleasant, enjoyable ( a good time ).
  7. competent or talented ( a good swimmer ).
  8. effective ( a good worker ).
  9. favourable ( it’s a good omen , we had good weather last weekend ).
  10. beneficial, worthwhile ( a good job ).
  11. ( colloquial ) With "and", extremely. ( The soup is good and hot. )
  12. Goody-goody, lacking in spirit or personality. ( he’s so good .)
  13. ( especially when capitalized ) holy
  14. A reasonable amount of time ( a good while longer. )

Antonyms

Translations

good

  • Afrikaans: goed
  • Albanian: mirë
  • Arabic: جَيّد (jéyyid), طَيّب (ʈáyyib) , حَسَن (‎ħásan)
  • Armenian: լավ (lav)
  • Azeri: yaxşı
  • Bulgarian: добър, добра, добро (dobər, dobra, dobro) m/f/n ; приятен, приятна, приятно (prijaten, prijatna, prijatno) m/f/n
  • Catalan: bo m . , bona f . (ca)
  • Chinese: 好 (hăo)
  • Croatian: dobar m . , dobra f . , dobro n .
  • Czech: dobrý m . , dobrá f . , dobré n .
  • Danish: god m . , godt n .
  • Dutch: goed, goede
  • Esperanto: bona
  • Fijian: vinaka
  • Finnish: hyvä
  • French: bon m . , bonne f .
  • German: gut
  • Greek: καλός (kalós), αγαθός (agathós)
  • Guaraní: porã
  • Hebrew: טוב (tov)
  • Hittite: aššu
  • Hungarian: jó
  • Icelandic: góður
  • Ido: benigna (1), bona
  • Indonesian: baik, bagus
  • Interlingua: bon
  • Inuktitut: pitsiartok
  • Italian: buono m . , buona f .
  • Japanese: いい (íi), 良い (よい, yói)
  • Korean: 좋은 (jo-eun)
  • Kurdish: baş (ku) , qenc (ku) , çê (ku) , çak (ku) , rind (ku)
  • Lakota: washte
  • Latin: bonus m . , bona f . , bonum n .
  • Latvian: labs
  • Lithuanian: geras
  • Norwegian: god
  • Novial: bon, boni
  • Ojibwe: mino-
  • Persian: خوب (xub)
  • Polish: dobry m . , dobra f . , dobre n .
  • Portuguese: bom m . , boa f .
  • Quechua: allin
  • Romanian: bun m . , bună f .
  • Russian: хороший (khoróšij) m .
  • Scottish Gaelic: math
  • Serbian: добро (dobro)
  • Sicilian: bonu m . , bona f .
  • Slovak: dobrý m . , dobrá f . , dobré n .
  • Slovene: dober m . , dobra f . , dobro n .
  • Spanish: bueno m . , buena f .
  • Swahili: -zuri
  • Swedish: bra (2,3,5,7,8,9), god (1,4,9)
  • Tamil: நன்று (nanru)
  • Telugu: మంచి
  • Thai: ดี (dee)
  • Tok Pisin: gutpela
  • Tupinambá: katu
  • Turkish: iyi
  • Ukrainian: добрий (dóbryj)
  • Uzbek: яхши (yaxşi)
  • Welsh: da
  • Yiddish: גוט (gut)

Derived terms

Related terms

Noun

good ( uncountable )

  1. The forces/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

Translations

the forces of good

  • Arabic: الخَيْر (al-khéːr) , فَائِدَة (fáː’idah)
  • Bulgarian: добро (dobro) n .
  • Catalan: bo m . , bona f .
  • Czech: dobro n .
  • Danish: godhed
  • Dutch: goed, goede
  • Finnish: hyvä
  • French: bon m . , bons m/pl
  • German: das Gute n .
  • Greek: καλός (kalós) m .
  • Hebrew: טוב (tuv), טוב (tov), טובה (tovah)
  • Hungarian: jó
  • Indonesian: baik
  • Interlingua: ben
  • Italian: bene m .
  • Japanese: いい (íi), 良い (よい, yói)
  • Korean: 착함 (chak-ham)
  • Latin: bonum n . , bona n/pl
  • Latvian: labais m .
  • Manchu: (sain)
  • Novial: bonu, bonum
  • Polish: dobro n .
  • Portuguese: bem m .
  • Romanian: bine, bun n .
  • Russian: добро (dobró) n .
  • Spanish: bien m .
  • Swahili: uzuri (noun 11/14)
  • Swedish: godhet
  • Thai: ความดี (khwaam dee), ธรรม (thām mā)
  • Turkish: iyi
  • Welsh: da m . , daioni m .

good result

  • Danish: gode
  • Greek: καλός (kalós) m .

Other Translations for "good"

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Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codegood
Hexe7 6f 6f e4
Pig Latinoodgay

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