Synonyms for good

Synonyms for (noun) good

Synonyms: commodity, trade good, good

Definition: articles of commerce

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: good, goodness

Definition: moral excellence or admirableness

Usage: there is much good to be found in people

Similar words: morality

Definition: concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct

Synonyms: good, goodness

Definition: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful

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

Similar words: quality

Definition: an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

Usage: the quality of mercy is not strained--Shakespeare

Synonyms: good

Definition: benefit

Usage: for your own good; what's the good of worrying?

Similar words: vantage, advantage

Definition: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

Usage: the experience gave him the advantage over me

Synonyms for (adj) good

Synonyms: beneficial, good

Definition: promoting or enhancing well-being

Usage: an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries; the beneficial effects of a temperate climate; the experience was good for her

Similar words: advantageous

Definition: giving an advantage

Usage: a contract advantageous to our country; socially advantageous to entertain often

Synonyms: full, good

Definition: having the normally expected amount

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

Similar words: ample

Definition: more than enough in size or scope or capacity

Usage: had ample food for the party; an ample supply

Synonyms: dear, near, good

Definition: with or in a close or intimate relationship

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

Similar words: close

Definition: close in relevance or relationship

Usage: a close family; we are close sympathy with...; close kin; a close resemblance

Synonyms: good

Definition: thorough

Usage: had a good workout; gave the house a good cleaning

Similar words: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting

Synonyms: good

Definition: generally admired

Usage: good taste

Similar words: discriminating

Definition: showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

Usage: the discriminating eye of the connoisseur

Synonyms: in effect, in force, good, effective

Definition: exerting force or influence

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

Similar words: operative

Definition: being in force or having or exerting force

Usage: operative regulations; the major tendencies operative in the American political system

Synonyms: good, well

Definition: resulting favorably

Usage: 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

Similar words: fortunate

Definition: having unexpected good fortune

Usage: other, less fortunate, children died; a fortunate choice

Synonyms: undecomposed, unspoiled, unspoilt, good

Definition: not left to spoil

Usage: the meat is still good

Similar words: fresh

Definition: recently made, produced, or harvested

Usage: fresh bread; a fresh scent; fresh lettuce

Synonyms: good, honest

Definition: not forged

Usage: a good dollar bill

Similar words: genuine, echt

Definition: not fake or counterfeit

Usage: a genuine Picasso; genuine leather

Synonyms: good

Definition: having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

Usage: 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

Similar words: great, groovy, neat, nifty, peachy, not bad, bang-up, keen, bully, dandy, corking, cracking, swell, slap-up, smashing

Definition: very good

Usage: he did a bully job; a neat sports car; had a great time at the party; you look simply smashing

Similar words: good enough

Definition: adequately good for the circumstances

Usage: if it's good enough for you it's good enough for me

Similar words: goodish

Definition: moderately good of its kind

Usage: a goodish wine

Similar words: hot

Definition: very good; often used in the negative

Usage: he's hot at math but not so hot at history

Similar words: redeeming

Definition: compensating for some fault or defect

Usage: the redeeming feature of the plan is its simplicity; his saving grace was his sense of humor

Similar words: satisfactory, acceptable

Definition: meeting requirements

Usage: the step makes a satisfactory seat

Similar words: solid

Definition: characterized by good substantial quality

Usage: solid comfort; a solid base hit

Similar words: superb

Definition: surpassingly good

Usage: a superb meal

Similar words: well behaved, well-behaved

Definition: (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct

Usage: a well-behaved child

Synonyms: good

Definition: morally admirable

Similar words: beatific, angelic, angelical, sainted, saintlike, saintly

Definition: marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

Usage: angelic beneficence; a beatific smile; a saintly concern for his fellow men; my sainted mother

Similar words: goody-goody

Definition: affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous

Similar words: saving, redeeming, redemptive

Definition: bringing about salvation or redemption from sin

Usage: saving faith; redemptive (or redeeming) love

Similar words: white

Definition: benevolent; without malicious intent

Usage: that's white of you

Synonyms: salutary, good

Definition: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

Usage: beneficial effects of a balanced diet; a good night's sleep; the salutary influence of pure air

Similar words: healthful

Definition: conducive to good health of body or mind

Usage: a healthful climate; a healthful environment; healthful nutrition; healthful sleep; Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance

Synonyms: sound, good

Definition: in excellent physical condition

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

Similar words: healthy

Definition: having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

Usage: a rosy healthy baby; staying fit and healthy

Synonyms: serious, good

Definition: appealing to the mind

Usage: good music; a serious book

Similar words: intellectual

Definition: appealing to or using the intellect

Usage: satire is an intellectual weapon; intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor; has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people; coldly intellectual; sort of the intellectual type; intellectual literature

Synonyms: good

Definition: agreeable or pleasing

Usage: we all had a good time; good manners

Similar words: nice

Definition: pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance

Usage: what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty- George Meredith; nice manners; a nice dress; a nice face; a nice day; had a nice time at the party; the corn and tomatoes are nice today

Synonyms: good, right, ripe

Definition: most suitable or right for a particular purpose

Usage: a good time to plant tomatoes; the right time to act; the time is ripe for great sociological changes

Similar words: opportune

Definition: suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

Usage: an opportune place to make camp; an opportune arrival

Synonyms: good

Definition: capable of pleasing

Usage: good looks

Similar words: pleasing

Definition: giving pleasure and satisfaction

Usage: a pleasing piece of news; pleasing in manner and appearance

Synonyms: estimable, respectable, honorable, good

Definition: deserving of esteem and respect

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

Similar words: reputable

Definition: having a good reputation

Usage: a reputable business; a reputable scientist; a reputable wine

Synonyms: just, upright, good

Definition: of moral excellence

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

Similar words: righteous

Definition: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

Usage: the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much- James 5:16

Synonyms: adept, skilful, skillful, expert, practiced, proficient, good

Definition: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude

Usage: 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

Similar words: skilled

Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill

Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade

Synonyms: secure, safe, dependable, good

Definition: financially sound

Usage: a good investment; a secure investment

Similar words: sound

Definition: financially secure and safe

Usage: sound investments; a sound economy

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