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1. good

adjective. ['?g?d, g?d'] having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified.

Synonyms

  • great
  • nice
  • excellent
  • fine
  • well
  • nice
  • quality
  • of high quality
  • of a high standard
  • superior
  • superb
  • acceptable
  • up to the mark
  • up to scratch
  • in order
  • slap-up
  • bang-up
  • cracking
  • nifty
  • neat
  • goodish
  • smashing
  • obedient
  • well-behaved
  • best
  • corking
  • respectable
  • favourable
  • not bad
  • redeeming
  • favorable
  • good enough
  • 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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Words that Rhyme with Good

  • aborted
  • accepted
  • affected
  • broken-winded
  • delighted
  • disappointed
  • disappointed
  • exaggerated
  • high-spirited
  • indebted
  • interested
  • interested
  • invalid
  • isolated
  • limited
  • long-winded
  • low-spirited
  • out-moded
  • poor-spirited
  • rapid

Example sentences of the word good


1. Adjective
A grand opening should get your business off to a good start and help to build name recognition.

Quotes containing the word good


1. If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

2. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

3. The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
- Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

2. good

adjective. ['?g?d, g?d'] 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. ['?g?d, g?d'] morally admirable.

Synonyms

  • virtuous
  • righteous
  • moral
  • ethical
  • upright
  • upstanding
  • principled
  • exemplary
  • clean
  • goody-goody
  • saintlike
  • right
  • saintly
  • angelical
  • worthy
  • angelic
  • redemptive
  • saving
  • 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. ['?g?d, g?d'] 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. ['?g?d, g?d'] moral excellence or admirableness.

Synonyms

  • virtue
  • righteousness
  • goodness
  • morality
  • uprightness
  • summum bonum
  • moral excellence
  • kindness
  • virtuousness
  • benignancy
  • 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. good

adjective. ['?g?d, g?d'] deserving of esteem and respect.

Synonyms

  • honorable
  • respectable
  • estimable

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • ordinary
  • disobedience
  • domineering

Etymology

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

7. good

adverb. ['?g?d, g?d'] (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 forwell').

Antonyms

  • unpropitious

Etymology

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

8. good

adjective. ['?g?d, g?d'] promoting or enhancing well-being.

Synonyms

  • beneficial

Antonyms

  • cold
  • cool

Etymology

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

9. good

noun. ['?g?d, g?d'] that which is pleasing or valuable or useful.

Synonyms

  • benefit
  • advantage
  • profit
  • gain
  • interest
  • welfare
  • well-being
  • enjoyment
  • wiseness
  • quality
  • better
  • wisdom
  • desirability
  • worthiness
  • goodness
  • optimum
  • benefit
  • soundness

Antonyms

  • bad
  • unworthiness
  • badness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

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

10. good

adjective. ['?g?d, g?d'] agreeable or pleasing.

Antonyms

  • nonpregnant

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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