good [good] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||adjective|
|Synonyms:||acceptable, ace*, admirable, agreeable, bad, boss*, bully, capital, choice, commendable, congenial, crack*, deluxe, excellent, exceptional, favorable, first-class, first-rate, gnarly, gratifying, great, honorable, marvelous, neat*, nice, pleasing, positive, precious, prime, rad, recherché, reputable, satisfactory, satisfying, select, shipshape, sound, spanking, splendid, sterling, stupendous, super, super-eminent, super-excellent, superb, superior, tip-top, up to snuff, valuable, welcome, wonderful, worthy|
|Notes:||using good as an adverb in place of well ("she dances real good," "he did good") is nonstandard usage - so, it would be best to say "she dances very well," "he did well"
well is an adverb to describe an activity; good is an adjective to describe a condition or state
|Antonyms:||bad, detestable, disagreeable, unpleasant|
|Category:||3. Objects of volition|
good, benefit, advantage; improvement; greatest good, supreme good; interest, service, behoof, behalf; weal; main chance, summum bonum, common weal; "consummation devoutly to be wished"; gain, boot; profit, harvest., boon (gift); good turn; blessing; world of good; piece of good luck, piece of good fortune; nuts, prize, windfall, godsend, waif, treasure trove., good fortune (prosperity); happiness., [Source of good] goodness [more]; utility; remedy; pleasure giving.
well, aright, satisfactorily, favorably, not amis; all for the best; to one's advantage; in one's favor, in one's interest.
so far so good; magnum bonum.
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