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Definitions of "good"

  • Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor: a good experience; good news from the hospital. adjective
  • Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing: a good exterior paint; a good joke. adjective
  • Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable: Is this a good dress for the party? adjective
  • Not spoiled or ruined: The milk is still good. adjective
  • In excellent condition; sound: a good tooth. adjective
  • Superior to the average; satisfactory: a good student. adjective
  • Used formerly to refer to the U.S. Government grade of meat higher than standard and lower than choice. adjective
  • Of high quality: good books. adjective
  • Discriminating: good taste. adjective
  • Worthy of respect; honorable: ruined the family's good name. adjective
  • Attractive; handsome: good looks. adjective
  • Beneficial to health; salutary: a good night's rest. adjective
  • Competent; skilled: a good machinist. adjective
  • Complete; thorough: a good workout. adjective
  • Reliable; sure: a good investment. adjective
  • Valid or true: a good reason. adjective
  • Genuine; real: a good dollar bill. adjective
  • In effect; operative: a warranty good for two years; a driver's license that is still good. adjective
  • Able to continue in a specified activity: I'm good for another round of golf. adjective

The word "good" in example sentences

I could be assured just seeing his logo that the editors thought the book was good enough to shuck out the bucks for *good* cover art, at least.. [seanan_mcguire: A book by its cover.]

I think he may have taken it as me suggesting that our program wasn't good enough, and by extension that I thought I was *too good*, which wasn't the case at all- I simply wanted my undergrads to have the chance to work with different people, and perhaps to work with MA programs better known to the doctoral programs they'd next apply to.. [Ferule & Fescue]

Anyway, I said, “Maddux is a good guy…..good luck”.. [IGD: Padres @ Diamondbacks (19 Aug 08)]

I'm generally not good at remembering that I like things that are *good*.. [Bespoke Perfumes? Perfume in the Glossies March 2008.]

October 12, 2008 at 11:20 pm i love their quilts! getting the back right while quilting is hard to do. i am sure that after some love, washings, shrinking, and dragging that the puckers will just fade away. good luck on the next one. even though i have a lot of mistakes in my first quilt, i still love to look at it. welcome to a whole new world my friend…..good luck. [Polka Dot Cottage: My first quilt!]

Kant's analysis of commonsense ideas begins with the thought that the only thing good without qualification is a ˜good will™.. [Kant's Moral Philosophy]

˜God is good to us™ understanding of God's goodness is ruled out on this approach: for the notion of ˜good to us™ is a normative notion.. [Theological Voluntarism]

VERY IMPORTANT: In order for us to have a good Congress, it is terribly important to help to keep the * good* people in office.. [An Activist's Toolkit: Creative Strategies, Ideas, Links, Quotes and More for Beating the System!]

# Isabelon 12 May 2009 at 2:11 am good good… this post deserves a reply : :P …. [Mmmmm… Bacon « Whatever]

You tend to be more critical in your reviews than I am, and I mean that in a good way as you give really thorough reviews, so I was suprised to see that most of your books fell into the good+ categories.. [Neth Space]

There is always something good even in bad things and the only ‘good’ about Bush and Co. is that we saw who we are at last.. [First Open Thread-- What's on your mind? Log in and add your comments]

Granted she knew her own worth — she was quick, she was good — but Payne had a reputation for being equally good… if not better.. [The Specialist]

So if ˜harm to others™ and ˜offence to others™ can each constitute ˜a good reason™ for state coercion, how many more ˜good reasons™ are there, in Feinberg's view, for state coercion?. [The Limits of Law]

Very, extremely; used in a good as well as a bad sense: _desperd good_;. [The Dialect of the West of England; Particularly Somersetshire]

"Oh, he's good, he's _good_!" she whispered to herself, with the tears blinding her, as she picked up Redge's blocks from the floor.. [McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908.]

They examine what are properly good, both for the body and the mind; and whether any outward thing can be called truly _good_, or if that term belong only to the endowments of the soul.. [Utopia]

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