1. Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified (synset 301126910)
    "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"
  2. Having the normally expected amount (synset 300106819)
    "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
  3. Morally admirable (synset 301133477)
  4. Deserving of esteem and respect (synset 301990227)
    "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
  5. Promoting or enhancing well-being (synset 300065107)
    "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her"
  6. Agreeable or pleasing (synset 301591160)
    "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
  7. Of moral excellence (synset 302044341)
    "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"
  8. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude (synset 302234002)
    "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"
  9. Thorough (synset 300525453)
    "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
  10. With or in a close or intimate relationship (synset 300454916)
    "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
  11. Financially safe (synset 302281393)
    "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
  12. Most suitable or right for a particular purpose (synset 301665754)
    "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes"
  13. Resulting favorably (synset 301052461)
    "it's 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"
  14. Exerting force or influence (synset 300836323)
    "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
  15. Capable of pleasing (synset 301813594)
    "good looks"
  16. Appealing to the mind (synset 301336429)
    "good music"; "a serious book"
  17. In excellent physical condition (synset 301174757)
    "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
  18. Tending to promote physical well-being;
    Beneficial to health (synset 301169957)
    "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
  19. Not forged (synset 301119768)
    "a good dollar bill"
  20. Not left to spoil (synset 301072013)
    "the meat is still good"
  21. Generally admired (synset 300779170)
    "good taste"
  1. Benefit (synset 105167108)
    "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
  2. Moral excellence or admirableness (synset 104856472)
    "there is much good to be found in people"
  3. That which is pleasing or valuable or useful (synset 105149427)
    "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization"
  4. Articles of commerce (synset 103080712)
  1. (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') (synset 400011555)
    "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-seasoned dish"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
  2. Completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly') (synset 400057926)
    "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"

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