- 1to be desired or approved of
- 2having the required qualities; of a high standard
- 3giving pleasure; enjoyable or satisfying
- 4possessing or displaying moral virtue
Using good: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "good" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
She did a good job on her project.
This is a good book to read.
The food at the restaurant was really good.
He has a good heart.
good Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using good
The children were as good as gold while their parents were away.
I'm trying to be in my boss's good books by working hard and being reliable.
After months of hard work, everything finally came good and we were able to launch the product successfully.
Phrases with good
You got an A on your exam? Good for you!
He worked hard to make good on his promise.
Good grief! I can't believe you ate all the cookies!
Origins of good
from Old English 'gōd'
Summary: good in Brief
The term 'good' [ɡʊd] describes something that is desirable, of high quality, enjoyable, or morally virtuous. It can refer to a job well done, a book worth reading, delicious food, or a person with a kind heart. Phrases like 'good for you,' 'make good,' and 'good grief' express congratulations, success, and surprise respectively. Idioms like 'as good as gold,' 'be in someone's good books,' and 'come good' convey well-behaved behavior, favor, and success.