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Adjective good has 24 senses
- 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: 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
- full, good - having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
- good - morally admirable
Antonyms: 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
- estimable, good, honorable, respectable - deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
- 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: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
- fine, good - superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"
Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
- good - agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
Antonyms: nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
- 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
Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
- 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"
Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
- good - thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
Antonyms: incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
- dear, good, near - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
- benevolent, good - having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
- dependable, good, safe, secure - financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
- 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"
Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
- 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"
Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
- 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)"
Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
- good - feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good"
Antonyms: ill, sick (indirect, via well)
- good - capable of pleasing; "good looks"
Antonym: displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
- good, serious - appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"
Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
- good, sound - in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
- 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"
Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
- good - not forged; "a good dollar bill"
Antonyms: counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
- good, unspoiled, unspoilt - not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
- good - generally admired; "good taste"
Antonyms: undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
Adverbial good has 2 senses
- 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"
- thoroughly, soundly, good - in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"