Good in a sentence

The word "good" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of good and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Good

  • Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end designed; promoting success, welfare, or happiness; serviceable; useful; fit; excellent; admirable; commendable; not bad, corrupt, evil, noxious, offensive, or troublesome, etc.
  • Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; -- said of persons or actions.
  • Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well-disposed; -- often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto.
  • Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; -- followed especially by for.
  • Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; -- followed especially by at.
  • Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound; not fallacious; valid; in a commercial sense, to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; having pecuniary ability; of unimpaired credit.
  • Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.
  • Not small, insignificant, or of no account; considerable; esp., in the phrases a good deal a good way a good degree a good share or part, etc.
  • Not lacking or deficient; full; complete.
  • Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name a good report good repute, etc.
  • That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; -- opposed to evil.
  • Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit; -- opposed to harm, etc.
  • Wares; commodities; chattels; -- formerly used in the singular in a collective sense. In law, a comprehensive name for almost all personal property as distinguished from land or real property.
  • Well, -- especially in the phrase as good, with a following as expressed or implied; equally well with as much advantage or as little harm as possible.
  • articles of commerce
  • moral excellence or admirableness
  • that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
  • benefit
  • (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')
  • completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
  • having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
  • morally admirable

How to use good in a sentence. Good pronunciation.

Remains to say that thy one letter did our hearts good.
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But it is a comely and a good land, and here we wait for thee.
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We had good hands, but it had the joker.
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But, no, I guess it's no good.
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Not a bit more costly, and you do some good with it.
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Thy name is a good name; well-being may follow thee.
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He was too much of a philosopher to seek to do David physical injury-a futile act; for it could do him no good in the end, could not mend his own fortunes; and, merciless as he could be on occasion, he had no love of bloodshed.
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In looking at this prospect for good work in the cause of civilisation, he was not deceived, he was not allured.
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Will you kill it because you are good?
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You are great and good; you will know at least that I go because it is the only thing to do.
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They hide a good character, and he has a strong nature.
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I begin to see how near good is to evil; how near faith is to unfaith; and how difficult it is to judge from actions only; how little we can know to-day what we shall feel tomorrow.
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In years gone by I tried to do good to this land, and I failed.
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Excellency, I have now great riches-since Death smote Foorgat Bey in the forehead" -still his eyes conveyed no meaning, though Hylda shrank back-"and I would use them for the good thou wouldst do here.
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But your past is no guarantee of good faith, as you will acknowledge.
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Kaid's eyes were growing reddish; no good sign for those around him, for any that crossed him or his purposes.
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Higli Pasha laughed low-it was like the gurgle of water in the narghileh-a voice of good nature and persuasiveness from a heart that knew no virtue.
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Who shall gainsay Turkey if she chooses to bring an army here and recover control, remove thy family from Egypt, and seize upon its lands and goods?
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If it were for her good, I would die for her.
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Troubled by a deep danger drawing near, Kaid had drawn him into his tough service, half-blindly catching at his help, with a strange, almost superstitious belief that luck and good would come from the alliance; seeing in him a protection against wholesale robbery and debt-were not the English masters of finance, and was not this Englishman honest, and with a brain of fire and an eye that pierced things?
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Examples of Good

Example #1
My father reads it over and over, and shakes his head sadly, for, truth is, he has a fear that the world may lay its hand upon thee.
Example #2
And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
Example #3
England is ever grey, Davy, but without thee it is grizzled-all one "Quaker drab," as says the Philistine.
Example #4
But do thee keep enough of thy inheritance to bring thee safe home again to those who love thee.
Example #5
After five years I left, with a bald head at twenty-nine, and a little book of noble thoughts-Tips for the Tired, or Things you can say To-day on what you can do to-morrow.
Example #6
Two million dollars went into that experiment, but Manana won.