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Definition of Good

Good

  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.
  2. Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; -- said of persons or actions.
  3. Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well-disposed; -- often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto.
  4. Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; -- followed especially by for.
  5. Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; -- followed especially by at.
  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.
  7. Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.
  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.
  10. Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, etc.
  11. That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; -- opposed to evil.
  12. Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit; -- opposed to harm, etc.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. To make good; to turn to good.
  16. To manure; to improve.

Good Quotations

Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Audrey Hepburn

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.
Winston Churchill

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
John Wooden
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Good Translations

good in Afrikaans is gaaf, goed
good in Danish is god
good in Dutch is okee, okay, goed
good in French is bon, richement
good in German is gut, gut, artig
good in Italian is buono
good in Norwegian is god, snill, behage, flink, gyldig, dyktig, frisk
good in Portuguese is bom
good in Spanish is bueno

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