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Adjective good has 24 senses
  1. good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "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"
    Antonyms:
    bad, atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, unspeakable, corked, corky, deplorable, distressing, lamentable, pitiful, sad, sorry, fearful, frightful, terrible, hard, tough, hopeless, horrid, icky, crappy, lousy, rotten, shitty, stinking, stinky, incompetent, unskilled, mediocre, mischievous, naughty, negative, poor, pretty, rubber, no-good, severe, swingeing, unfavorable, unsuitable, ill, uncool
  2. full, good - having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here"
    Antonyms: meager, meagre, meagerly (indirect, via ample)
  3. good - morally admirable
    Antonyms:
    evil, wicked, atrocious, flagitious, grievous, heinous, monstrous, bad, immoral, black, dark, sinister, corruptive, perversive, pestiferous, demonic, fiendish, hellish, infernal, satanic, unholy, despicable, ugly, vile, unworthy, devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean, evil-minded
  4. estimable, good, honorable, respectable - deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name"
    Antonym: disreputable (indirect, via reputable)
  5. beneficial, good - 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"
    Antonyms: disadvantageous, harmful (indirect, via advantageous)
  6. fine, good - superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade"
    Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
  7. good - agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
    Antonyms:
    nasty, awful (indirect, via nice)
  8. good, just, upright, virtuous - of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass
    Antonym: unrighteous (indirect, via righteous)
  9. adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful - 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"
    Antonym: unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
  10. good - thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
    Antonyms:
    incomplete, uncomplete (indirect, via complete)
    Antonym: incomplete (indirect, via complete)
  11. dear, good, near - with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
    Antonym: distant (indirect, via close)
  12. benevolent, good - having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature"
  13. dependable, good, safe, secure - financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment"
    Antonym: unsound (indirect, via sound)
  14. good, 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"
    Antonym: inopportune (indirect, via opportune)
  15. good, well - resulting favorably; "its 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"
    Antonym: unfortunate (indirect, via fortunate)
  16. effective, good, in effect, in force - exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)"
    Antonym: inoperative (indirect, via operative)
  17. good - feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good"
    Antonyms:
    ill, sick (indirect, via well)
  18. good - capable of pleasing; "good looks"
    Antonym:
    displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
  19. good, serious - appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book"
    Antonym: nonintellectual (indirect, via intellectual)
  20. good, sound - in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
    Antonym: unhealthy (indirect, via healthy)
  21. beneficial, good, 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"
    Antonym: unhealthful (indirect, via healthful)
  22. good - not forged; "a good dollar bill"
    Antonyms:
    counterfeit, imitative (indirect, via genuine)
  23. good, unspoiled, unspoilt - not left to spoil; "the meat is still good"
    Antonym: stale (indirect, via fresh)
  24. good - generally admired; "good taste"
    Antonyms:
    undiscriminating, indiscriminating (indirect, via discriminating)
Adverbial good has 2 senses
  1. well, good - (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-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good"
  2. thoroughly, soundly, good - in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
Noun good has 3 senses
  1. good - benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
    --1 is a kind of
    advantage, vantage
    --1 has particulars: common good, commonweal
  2. good, goodness - moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people"
    --2 is a kind of morality
    Antonyms: evil, evilness
    --2 has particulars:
     kindness; beneficence; benignity, benignancy, graciousness; virtue, virtuousness, moral excellence; virtue; saintliness; summum bonum
  3. good, goodness - 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"
    --3 is a kind of quality
    Antonyms: bad, badness
    --3 has particulars:
     worthiness; desirability, desirableness; benefit, welfare; better; optimum; wisdom, wiseness, soundness
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