1 agreeable, satisfactory, commendable, acceptable, fair, adequate, admissible, tolerable, all right, passable, Colloq okay or OK:
According to the reviews, the new opera is good but not great.
2 admirable, outstanding, first-rate, first-class, fine, superb, superior, tiptop, extraordinary, exemplary, choice, excellent, capital, marvellous, wonderful, splendid, sterling, Colloq super(-duper), great, smashing, A1 or A-1 or A-one, Brit cracking, brilliant, amazing, ace, knockout, brill, fantastic, terrific, unbelievable, groovy, fab, fabulous, crucial, serious, US bad, Old-fashioned Brit tickety-boo, No. Eng. champion, Chiefly US A-OK:
I thought that was a really good dinner.
3 correct, proper, decorous, orderly, right, seemly, fit, fitting, suitable, meet, appropriate, allowable, permissible, admissible, passable, satisfactory, tolerable:
He should get time off for good behaviour.
4 obedient, well-behaved, proper, well-mannered:
Why can't you be a good boy when we go out?
5 moral, high-minded, righteous, noble, wholesome, chaste, pure, honourable, ethical, upstanding, upright, virtuous, worthy, lofty, elevated, saintly, angelic, godly, godlike:
Think only good thoughts and still you may not get to heaven.
6 kind, benevolent, beneficent, gracious, gentle, kindly, nice, considerate, friendly, solicitous, good-hearted, sympathetic, benign, charitable, humane, kind-hearted, well-disposed:
Her parents have always been good to me.
7 fresh, unspoilt, edible, consumable, palatable:
These eggs are good but the milk has gone off.
8 genuine, valid, legitimate, authentic, honest, proper, reliable, secure, dependable, safe, creditable, sound, solid, substantial, well-founded, trustworthy, honest, actual, real; credible, believable, convincing, compelling, cogent:
Have you a good reason for saying that?
9 honourable, esteemed, respected, respectable, well-thought-of, reputable, established, solid:
They say that he comes from a good family.
10 well-proportioned, shapely, attractive:
Yes, I'd say that Marilyn has a good figure.
11 thorough, complete, penetrating, careful:
Has she had a good look at the defendant?
12 gifted, talented, competent, capable, skilful, clever, accomplished, proficient, adept, adroit, skilled:
Am I a good enough actor to audition for the part?
13 advantageous, propitious, opportune, beneficial, profitable, favourable; safe, secure, reliable, sound, sensible:
Are utilities a good investment? Is this a good time to buy shares?
14 healthy, salubrious, salutary, beneficial, wholesome:
We'll have to put you on a good diet.
15 best, company, Sunday, special-occasion, most luxurious:
Should we use the good glasses tonight?
16 ample, sufficient, adequate, considerable, full, extensive, sizeable, large, substantial:
We have a good supply of food available.
17 approving, complimentary, flattering, positive, favourable, enthusiastic, laudatory, eulogistic, encomiastic:
His book received a very good review in the Sunday supplement.
18 great, considerable, sizeable, substantial, fair:
We are still a good distance away from land.
19 benefit, advantage, profit, use, usefulness, gain, worth, avail:
What good does it do to complain?
20 goodness, morality, virtue, merit, righteousness, right, rectitude, worth, probity, virtuousness, integrity, nobility, high-mindedness, honourableness, honesty:
The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones.
(a) possessions, (personal) property, chattels, things, gear, belongings, effects, paraphernalia, movables, stuff:
He's gone and he's taken all his goods with him.
(b) merchandise, commodities, wares, stock, produce, tangibles, assets:
We shall pay on delivery of the goods.
(c) US and Canadian (incriminating) evidence or proof or information or documentation or facts or data:
The police have the goods on the murderer.
(d) fabric, cloth, textile, material, yard goods, piece-goods:
My tailor said he had made it from the best goods available.
A goods train had broken down on the line between Oxford and Banbury.