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good

 (go͝od)
adj. bet·ter (bĕt′ər), best (bĕst)
1. Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor: a good experience; good news from the hospital.
2.
a. Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing: a good exterior paint; a good joke.
b. Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable: Is this a good dress for the party?
3.
a. Not spoiled or ruined: The milk is still good.
b. In excellent condition; sound: a good tooth.
4.
a. Superior to the average; satisfactory: a good student.
b. Used formerly to refer to the US Government grade of meat higher than standard and lower than choice.
5.
a. Of high quality: good books.
b. Discriminating: good taste.
6.
a. Of moral excellence; upright: a good person.
b. Benevolent; kind: a good soul; a good heart.
c. Loyal; staunch: a good Republican.
d. Well-behaved; obedient: a good child.
e. Socially correct; proper: good manners.
7. Worthy of respect; honorable: ruined the family's good name.
8. Attractive; handsome: good looks.
9. Beneficial to health; salutary: a good night's rest.
10. Competent; skilled: a good machinist.
11. Complete; thorough: a good workout.
12.
a. Reliable; sure: a good investment.
b. Valid or true: a good reason.
c. Genuine; real: a good dollar bill.
13.
a. In effect; operative: a warranty good for two years; a driver's license that is still good.
b. Ready or able for a specified or assumed activity: I'm good for another round of golf.
14.
a. Able to pay or contribute: Is she good for the money that you lent her?
b. Able to elicit a specified reaction: He is always good for a laugh.
15.
a. Ample; substantial: a good income.
b. Bountiful: a good table.
16. Full: It is a good mile from here.
17.
a. Pleasant; enjoyable: had a good time at the party.
b. Propitious; favorable: good weather; a good omen.
18. Sports
a. Landing within bounds or within a particular area of a court and therefore in play: The first serve was wide, but the second was good.
b. Passing between the uprights of the goal and therefore scoring, as a field goal in football.
19. Used to form exclamatory phrases expressing surprise or dismay: Good heavens! Good grief!
n.
1.
a. Something that is good.
b. A good, valuable, or useful part or aspect.
2. Welfare; benefit: for the common good.
3. Goodness; virtue: There is much good to be found in people.
4.
a. A product that is bought and sold: frozen goods.
b. goods Portable personal property.
c. (used with a sing. or pl. verb) Fabric; material.
5. goods Slang Incriminating information or evidence: tried to get the goods on the crook.
adv. Informal
Well.
Idioms:
as good as
Practically; nearly: as good as new.
but good
Informal Used as an intensive: The pipe started to leak but good.
for good
Permanently; forever: I'm moving to Europe for good.
good and
Informal Very; thoroughly: I'll do it when I'm good and ready.
no good Informal
1. Worthless.
2. Futile; useless: It's no good arguing with them.
to the good
1. For the best; advantageous.
2. In an advantageous financial position: ended up to the good.

[Middle English, from Old English gōd; see ghedh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: In standard usage, good is an adjective, and the only verbs it should be used with are linking verbs such as be, seem, or appear: The future looks good. The soup tastes good. It should not be used as an adverb with other verbs: The car runs well (not good). Thus, The dress fits well and looks good. See Usage Note at well2.

goods

(ɡʊdz)
pl n
1. possessions and personal property
2. (Economics) (sometimes singular) economics commodities that are tangible, usually movable, and generally not consumed at the same time as they are produced. Compare services
3. (Commerce) articles of commerce; merchandise
4. (Commerce) chiefly
a. merchandise when transported, esp by rail; freight
b. (as modifier): a goods train.
5. the goods
a. informal that which is expected or promised: to deliver the goods.
b. slang the real thing
c. US and Canadian slang incriminating evidence (esp in the phrase have the goods on someone)
6. a piece of goods slang a person, esp a woman

goods

possessions
1. 'goods'

Goods are things that are made to be sold. Goods is a plural noun. You do not use 'a' in front of it, and you use the plural form of a verb after it.

...a wide range of electrical goods.
You are responsible for seeing that your goods are insured.
2. 'possessions'

You do not refer to the things that someone owns as their 'goods'. The word you use is possessions.

He had few possessions.
I kept one room locked, with my most treasured possessions inside.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

goods

plural noun
1. merchandise, stock, products, stuff, commodities, wares a wide range of consumer goods
Translations
بَضَائِعبَضائِعسِلَع، بَضائِع، حَقائِب المسافرين
товар
zbožínákladnákladní
varegodsgods-
varo
tavaratavarat
roba
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farmurvörur
商品
물품
bona
prece
marfă
izdelki
godsvaravaror
สินค้า
hàng hoáhàng hóa

goods

[gʊdz]
A. NPL (= possessions) → bienes mpl; (= products) → productos mpl (Comm etc) → géneros mpl, mercancías fpl; (= objects) → artículos mpl
leather goodsgéneros mpl de cuero
canned goodsconservas fpl en lata
consumer goodsbienes mpl de consumo
goods and chattelsbienes mpl
to deliver the goodscumplir con lo prometido
B. CPD goods siding Napartadero m de mercancías
goods station Nestación f de mercancías
goods train Ntren m de mercancías
goods vehicle Nvehículo m de transporte, camión m
goods wagon Nvagón m de mercancías
goods yard Nestación f de mercancías

goods

[ˈgʊdz] npl
(= articles offered for sale) → marchandise f, articles mpl
goods and services → les biens et les services consumer goods
(= property) → biens mpl
all my worldly goods → tous mes biens matériels
goods and chattels → biens et effets
stolen goods → des marchandises volées
to come up with the goods → être à la hauteurgoods train n (British)train m de marchandisesgood-tempered [ˌgudˈtɛmpərd] adj [person, animal] → qui a bon caractère
to be good-tempered → avoir bon caractère

goods

plGüter pl (also Comm); (= merchandise also)Waren pl; (= possessions also)Gut nt (geh), → Habe f (geh, liter); leather/manufactured goodsLeder-/Fertigwaren pl; canned goodsKonserven pl; stolen goodsgestohlene Waren pl, → Diebesgut nt; goods depot/train/yardGüterdepot nt/-zug m/-bahnhof m; one’s goods and chattels (Brit) → sein Hab und Gut (also Jur), → seine Siebensachen (inf); to send something goodsetw als Frachtgut schicken; it’s the goods (esp US inf) → das ist große Klasse (inf); to get/have the goods on somebody (esp US inf) → gegen jdn etwas in die Hand bekommen/in der Hand haben; if we don’t come up with the goods on time (inf)wenn wir es nicht rechtzeitig schaffen

goods

[gʊdz] npl (Comm) → merci fpl, articoli mpl
leather goods → articoli di or in pelle
canned goods → scatolame m
all my worldly goods (frm) → tutti i miei beni or i miei averi
all his goods and chattels → tutti i suoi beni ed effetti

good

(gud) comparative better (ˈbetə) : superlative best (best) adjective
1. well-behaved; not causing trouble etc. Be good!; She's a good baby.
2. correct, desirable etc. She was a good wife; good manners; good English.
3. of high quality. good food/literature; His singing is very good.
4. skilful; able to do something well. a good doctor; good at tennis; good with children.
5. kind. You've been very good to him; a good father.
6. helpful; beneficial. Exercise is good for you.; Cheese is good for you.
7. pleased, happy etc. I'm in a good mood today.
8. pleasant; enjoyable. to read a good book; Ice-cream is good to eat.
9. considerable; enough. a good salary; She talked a good deal of nonsense.
10. suitable. a good man for the job.
11. sound, fit. good health; good eyesight; a car in good condition.
12. sensible. Can you think of one good reason for doing that?
13. showing approval. We've had very good reports about you.
14. thorough. a good clean.
15. healthy or in a positive mood. I don't feel very good this morning.
noun
1. advantage or benefit. He worked for the good of the poor; for your own good; What's the good of a broken-down car?
2. goodness. I always try to see the good in people.
interjection
an expression of approval, gladness etc.
ˈgoodness noun
the state of being good.
interjection
(also my goodness) an expression of surprise etc.
goods noun plural
1. objects etc for sale, products. leather goods.
2. articles sent by rail, not road, sea or air. This station is for passengers and goods; (also adjective) a goods train/station.
ˈgoodyplural ˈgoodies noun
(usually in plural) any food (eg cake, ice-cream) which is particularly enjoyable to eat. the goodies at a children's party.
goodˈbye (-ˈbai) interjection, noun
an expression used when leaving someone. Goodbye – it was good of you to visit us; sad goodbyes.
good-day, good eveninggood morninggood-for-ˈnothing adjective, noun
(a person who is) useless or lazy. That boy's a lazy good-for-nothing (rascal).
good humour , (American) good humor
kindliness and cheerfulness.
good-ˈhumoured , (American) good-humored adjective
a good-humoured smile.
good-ˈhumouredly , (American) good-humoredly adverb
good-ˈlooking adjective
handsome; attractive. a good-looking girl; He is very good-looking.
good morning, good afternoon, good-ˈday, good evening, good night interjection, nouns
words used (depending on the time of day) when meeting or leaving someone. Good morning, Mrs Brown; Good night, everyone – I'm going to bed.
good-ˈnatured adjective
pleasant; not easily made angry. a good-natured fellow.
ˌgoodˈwill, good will noun
1. the good reputation and trade with customers that a business firm has. We are selling the goodwill along with the shop.
2. friendliness. He has always shown a good deal of goodwill towards us.
good works noun plural
acts of charity. He is known throughout the city for his good works.
as good as
almost. The job's as good as done.
be as good as one's word
to keep one's promises.
be up to no good
to be doing something wrong. I'm sure he's up to no good.
deliver the goods
to do what one has promised to do.
for good (sometimes for good and all)
permanently. He's not going to France for a holiday – he's going for good.
for goodness' sake
an expression of annoyance. For goodness' sake, will you stop that noise!
good for
1. certain to last. These houses are good for another hundred years at least.
2. certain to pay (a sum of money). He's good for $50.
3. certain to cause. That story is always good for a laugh.
good for you/him etc
an expression of approval. You've passed your exam – good for you!
Good Friday (ˌgud ˈfraidi) noun
the Friday before Easter commemorating the crucifixion of Christ.
good gracious, good heavens
expressions of surprise.
goodness gracious, goodness me
expressions of surprise.
good old
an expression used to show approval etc. Good old Fred! I knew he would help us out.
make good
1. to be successful. Through hard work and ability, he soon made good.
2. to repair or compensate for (loss, damages etc). The damage you caused to my car must be made good.
no good
useless; pointless. It's no good crying for help – no-one will hear you; This penknife is no good – the blades are blunt.
put in a good word for
to praise or recommend. Put in a good word for me when you see the boss.
take (something) in good part
not to be upset, offended or annoyed (eg by a joke, remark etc). John took the jokes about his accident with the pot of paint all in good part.
thank goodness
an expression used to show that a person is glad that something is all right. Thank goodness it isn't raining.
to the good
richer. After buying and selling some of these paintings, we finished up $500 to the good.

goods

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