Found 4 items, similar to good.
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English → Indonesian
afdal, bagus, baik, baik-baik, bajik, elok, kebaikan, mampu
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adj 1: having desirable or positive qualities especially those
suitable for a thing specified; “good news from the
; “a good report card”
; “when she was good
she was very very good”
; “a good knife is one good for
; “this stump will make a good picnic table”
“a good check”
; “a good joke”
; “a good exterior
; “a good secretary”
; “a good dress for the
2: having the normally expected amount; “gives full measure”
“gives good measure”
; “a good mile from here”
3: morally admirable [ant: evil
4: deserving of esteem and respect; “all respectable companies
; “ruined the family's good name”
5: promoting or enhancing well-being; “an arms limitation
agreement beneficial to all countries”
; “the beneficial
effects of a temperate climate”
; “the experience was good
6: superior to the average; “in fine spirits”
; “a fine
; “made good grades”
; “morale was good”
; “had good
weather for the parade”
7: agreeable or pleasing; “we all had a good time”
8: of moral excellence; “a genuinely good person”
; “a just
; “an upright and respectable man”
; “the life of the
nation is secure only while the nation is honest,
truthful, and virtuous”
- Frederick Douglass [syn: just
9: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; “adept
; “an adept juggler”
; “an expert job”
; “a practiced marksman”
; “a proficient
; “a lesser-known but no less skillful composer”
“the effect was achieved by skillful retouching”
10: thorough; “had a good workout”
; “gave the house a good
11: with or in a close or intimate relationship; “a good
; “my sisters and brothers are near and dear”
12: having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the
welfare or happiness of others; “his benevolent smile”
“a benevolent nature”
] [ant: malevolent
13: financially sound; “a good investment”
; “a secure
14: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; “a good
time to plant tomatoes”
; “the right time to act”
time is ripe for great sociological changes”
15: resulting favorably; “its a good thing that I wasn't there”
“it is good that you stayed”
; “it is well that no one saw
; “all's well that ends well”
16: exerting force or influence; “the law is effective
; “a warranty good for two years”
; “the law
is already in effect (or in force)”
, in effect(p)
, in force(p)
17: feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; “I feel good”
18: capable of pleasing; “good looks”
19: appealing to the mind; “good music”
; “a serious book”
20: in excellent physical condition; “good teeth”
; “I still have
one good leg”
; “a sound mind in a sound body”
21: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to
health; “beneficial effects of a balanced diet”
; “a good
; “the salutary influence of pure air”
22: not forged; “a good dollar bill”
23: not left to spoil; “the meat is still good”
24: generally admired; “good taste”
n 1: benefit; “for your own good”
; “what's the good of worrying?”
2: moral excellence or admirableness; “there is much good to be
found in people”
] [ant: evil
3: that which is good or valuable or useful; “weigh the good
against the bad”
; “among the highest goods of all are
happiness and self-realization”
] [ant: bad
adv 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'); “the
children behaved well”
; “a task well done”
; “the party
; “he slept well”
; “a well-argued thesis”
“a well-planned party”
; “the baby can walk pretty
] [ant: ill
2: in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used
informally for `thoroughly'); “he was soundly defeated”
“we beat him good”
English → English
, a. [Compar. Better
; superl. Best
. These words,
though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are
from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS.
g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god,
Goth. g[=o]ds; prob. orig., fitting, belonging together, and
akin to E. gather. [root]29 Cf. Gather
1. Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end
designed; promoting success, welfare, or happiness;
serviceable; useful; fit; excellent; admirable;
commendable; not bad, corrupt, evil, noxious, offensive,
or troublesome, etc.
And God saw everything that he had made, and behold,
it was very good. --Gen. i. 31.
Good company, good wine, good welcome. --Shak.
2. Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious;
religious; -- said of persons or actions.
In all things showing thyself a pattern of good
works. --Tit. ii. 7.
3. Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite;
propitious; friendly; well-disposed; -- often followed by
to or toward, also formerly by unto.
The men were very good unto us. --1 Sam. xxv.
4. Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be
relied upon; -- followed especially by for.
All quality that is good for anything is founded
originally in merit. --Collier.
5. Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; -- followed
especially by at.
He . . . is a good workman; a very good tailor.
Those are generally good at flattering who are good
for nothing else. --South.
6. Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound; not fallacious;
valid; in a commercial sense, to be depended on for the
discharge of obligations incurred; having pecuniary
ability; of unimpaired credit.
My reasons are both good and weighty. --Shak.
My meaning in saying he is a good man is . . . that
he is sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.
7. Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest;
in good sooth.
Love no man in good earnest. --Shak.
8. Not small, insignificant, or of no account; considerable;
esp., in the phrases a good deal, a good way, a good
degree, a good share or part, etc.
9. Not lacking or deficient; full; complete.
Good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and
running over. --Luke vi. 38.
10. Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied;
as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good
A good name is better than precious ointment.
As good as
. See under As
, or For good and all
, completely and finally;
The good woman never died after this, till she came
to die for good and all. --L'Estrange.
, polite or polished manners, formed by
education; a polite education.
Distinguished by good humor and good breeding.
, literally, good bargain; reasonably cheap.
(a) A consideration of blood or of natural love and
(b) A valuable consideration, or one which will sustain a
, a person of companionable qualities.
, or Good people
, fairies; brownies; pixies,
etc. [Colloq. Eng. & Scot.]
Good for nothing
(a) Of no value; useless; worthless.
(b) Used substantively, an idle, worthless person.
My father always said I was born to be a good
for nothing. --Ld. Lytton.
, the Friday of Holy Week, kept in some churches
as a fast, in memoory of our Savior's passion or
suffering; the anniversary of the crucifixion.
, or Good-humor
, a cheerful or pleasant temper
or state of mind.
Good humor man
, a travelling vendor who sells Good Humor
ice-cream (or some similar ice-cream) from a small
refrigerated truck; he usually drives slowly through
residential neighborhoods in summertime, loudly playing
some distinctive recorded music to announce his presence.
, or Good-nature
, habitual kindness or
mildness of temper or disposition; amiability; state of
being in good humor.
The good nature and generosity which belonged to his
The young count's good nature and easy
persuadability were among his best characteristics.
. See Good folk
, good luck; good success; godspeed; -- an old
form of wishing success. See Speed
, an act of kidness; a favor.
(a) Benevolence; well wishing; kindly feeling.
(b) (Law) The custom of any trade or business; the
tendency or inclination of persons, old customers and
others, to resort to an established place of
business; the advantage accruing from tendency or
The good will of a trade is nothing more than
the probability that the old customers will
resort to the old place. --Lord Eldon.
In good time
(a) Promptly; punctually; opportunely; not too soon nor
(b) (Mus.) Correctly; in proper time.
To hold good
, to remain true or valid; to be operative; to
remain in force or effect; as, his promise holds good; the
condition still holds good.
To make good
, to fulfill; to establish; to maintain; to
supply (a defect or deficiency); to indemmify; to prove or
verify (an accusation); to prove to be blameless; to
clear; to vindicate.
Each word made good and true. --Shak.
Of no power to make his wishes good. --Shak.
I . . . would by combat make her good. --Shak.
Convenient numbers to make good the city. --Shak.
To think good
, to approve; to be pleased or satisfied with;
to consider expedient or proper.
If ye think good, give me my price; and if not,
forbear. --Zech. xi.
Note: Good, in the sense of wishing well, is much used in
greeting and leave-taking; as, good day, good night,
good evening, good morning, etc.
1. That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes
success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit,
excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; -- opposed to evil.
There be many that say, Who will show us any good ?
--Ps. iv. 6.
2. Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity;
advantage; benefit; -- opposed to harm, etc.
The good of the whole community can be promoted only
by advancing the good of each of the members
composing it. --Jay.
3. pl. Wares; commodities; chattels; -- formerly used in the
singular in a collective sense. In law, a comprehensive
name for almost all personal property as distinguished
from land or real property. --Wharton.
He hath made us spend much good. --Chaucer.
Thy lands and goods
Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate
Unto the state of Venice. --Shak.
, Dry goods
, etc. See in the Vocabulary.
, a freight locomotive. [Eng.]
, a freight train. [Eng.]
, a freight car [Eng.] See the Note under Car
Well, -- especially in the phrase as good, with a following
as expressed or implied; equally well with as much advantage
or as little harm as possible.
As good almost kill a man as kill a good book.
As good as
, in effect; virtually; the same as.
They who counsel ye to such a suppressing, do as
good as bid ye suppress yourselves. --Milton.
, v. t.
1. To make good; to turn to good. [Obs.]
2. To manure; to improve. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.