Textual thesaurus for "good"

(adj) beneficial

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

(adj) full

having the normally expected amount

gives full measure; gives good measure; a good mile from here

(adj) dear, near

with or in a close or intimate relationship

a good friend; my sisters and brothers are near and dear

(adj) in effect, in force, effective

exerting force or influence

the law is effective immediately; a warranty good for two years; the law is already in effect (or in force)

(adj) well

resulting favorably

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

(adj) undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoilt

not left to spoil

the meat is still good

(adj) honest

not forged

a good dollar bill

(adj) 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

(adj) sound

in excellent physical condition

good teeth; I still have one good leg; a sound mind in a sound body

(adj) serious

appealing to the mind

good music; a serious book

(adj) 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

(adj) estimable, respectable, honorable

deserving of esteem and respect

all respectable companies give guarantees; ruined the family's good name

(adj) just, upright

of moral excellence

a genuinely good person; a just cause; an upright and respectable man

(adj) adept, skilful, skillful, expert, practiced, proficient

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

(adj) secure, safe, dependable

financially sound

a good investment; a secure investment

(adv) well

(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-seasoned dish; a well-planned party; the baby can walk pretty good

(adv) thoroughly, soundly

completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')

he was soundly defeated; we beat him good

(noun) commodity, trade good

articles of commerce

(noun) goodness

moral excellence or admirableness

there is much good to be found in people

(noun) goodness

that which is pleasing or valuable or useful

weigh the good against the bad; among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization