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Adjective good has 24 senses
  1. 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"
    Antonyms:
    best, worst, bottom, poorest, last, last-place, lowest, most evil, most wicked, most undesirable, most unpleasant, pessimal, pessimum, most unsuitable, most unattractive, good, bad, atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakable, corked, corky, deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry, fearful, frightful, terrible, hard, tough, hopeless, horrid, icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky, incompetent, unskilled, mediocre, mischievous, naughty, negative, poor, pretty, rubber, no-good, severe, swingeing, unfavorable, unsuitable, ill, uncool
  2. full, good - having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
    Antonyms: better, best, 24 senses of good , full, good
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
    Antonyms: inadvisable, unadvisable (indirect, via advisable)
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
  3. good - morally admirable
    Antonyms:
    good, evil, wicked, atrocious, flagitious, grievous, heinous, monstrous, bad, immoral, black, dark, sinister, corruptive, perversive, pestiferous, demonic, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy, despicable, ugly, vile, unworthy, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean, evil-minded
  4. estimable, good, honorable, respectable - deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
    Antonyms: estimable, good, honorable, respectable
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
  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"
    Antonyms: beneficial, good
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
  6. fine, good - superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"
    Antonyms: fine, good
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
  7. good - agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
    Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
  8. good, just, upright, virtuous - of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass
    Antonyms: good, just, upright, virtuous
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
  9. 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"
    Antonyms: adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
  10. good - thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
  11. dear, good, near - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
    Antonyms: dear, good, near
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
  12. benevolent, good - having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
    Antonyms: benevolent, good
  13. dependable, good, safe, secure - financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
    Antonyms: dependable, good, safe, secure
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
  14. 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"
    Antonyms: good, right, ripe
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
  15. good, well - resulting favorably; "its 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"
    Antonyms: good, well
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
  16. 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)"
    Antonyms: effective, good, in effect, in force
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
  17. good - feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
    Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
  18. good - capable of pleasing; "good looks"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
    Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
  19. good, serious - appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"
    Antonyms: good, serious
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
  20. good, sound - in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
    Antonyms: good, sound
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
  21. beneficial, 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"
    Antonyms: beneficial, good, salutary
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
  22. good - not forged; "a good dollar bill"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
    Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
  23. good, unspoiled, unspoilt - not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
    Antonyms: good, unspoiled, unspoilt
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
  24. good - generally admired; "good taste"
    Antonym:
    good
    Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
    Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
Adverbial well has 13 senses
  1. 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-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
    Antonyms: ill, badly, poorly
  2. well - thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked"; "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers"; "well-educated"
  3. well, easily - indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"
  4. well - (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully; "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might be going on"
  5. well - to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs"; "his father was well pleased with his grades"
  6. well - favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of them"; "he thought well of the book"
    Antonyms:
    ill, badly
  7. well, considerably, substantially - to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up substantially"
  8. well, intimately - with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them well"
  9. well - with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say nothing more"; "could not well refuse"
  10. well - with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he writes well"
    Antonyms:
    badly
  11. well, advantageously - in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
    Antonyms: badly, disadvantageously
  12. well, comfortably - in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able to live comfortably since her husband died"
  13. well - without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor; "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well"
    Antonyms:
    badly
Noun best has 3 senses
  1. best - the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best"
    --1 is a kind of
    attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    Antonyms: worst
  2. best, topper - the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others; "he could beat the best of them"
    --2 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  3. Best, C. H. Best, Charles Herbert Best - Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978)
    --3 is a kind of physiologist
Verb best has 1 sense
  1. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop - get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
    --1 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to best his opponent
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