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Definition of better
- Good adj
- Having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office" [ant: {bad}]
- Having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure"; "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here" [syn: {full}]
- Morally admirable [ant: {evil}]
- Deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: {estimable}, {honorable}, {respectable}]
- Promoting or enhancing well-being; "an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good for her" [syn: {beneficial}]
- Superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good weather for the parade" [syn: {fine}]
- Agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good manners"
- Of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass [syn: {just}, {upright}, {virtuous}]
- Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching" [syn: {adept}, {expert}, {practiced}, {proficient}, {skillful}, {skilful}]
- Thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good cleaning"
- With or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear" [syn: {dear}, {near}]
- Having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile"; "a benevolent nature" [syn: {benevolent}] [ant: {malevolent}]
- Financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure investment" [syn: {dependable}, {safe}, {secure}]
- Most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the time is ripe for great sociological changes" [syn: {right}, {ripe}]
- Resulting favorably; "its a good thing that I wasn't there"; "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw you"; "all's well that ends well" [syn: {well(p)}]
- Exerting force or influence; "the law is effective immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law is already in effect (or in force)" [syn: {effective}, {in effect(p)}, {in force(p)}]
- Feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good" [syn: {good(p)}]
- Capable of pleasing; "good looks"
- Appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book" [syn: {serious}]
- In excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body" [syn: {sound}]
- Tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air" [syn: {beneficial}, {salutary}]
- Not forged; "a good dollar bill"
- Not left to spoil; "the meat is still good" [syn: {unspoiled}, {unspoilt}]
- Generally admired; "good taste" n
- Benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
- Moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people" [syn: {goodness}] [ant: {evil}, {evil}]
- That which is good or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization" [syn: {goodness}] [ant: {bad}, {bad}] adv
- (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'); "the children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis"; "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty good" [syn: {well}] [ant: {ill}]
- In a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good" [syn: {thoroughly}, {soundly}] [also: {better}, {best}]
Sneidon Dumela edited Make better to Better - 2016-03-22 11:22:06
Sneidon Dumela edited type --Default-- to Verbs - 2016-03-22 11:22:06

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