Translation of "good" - English-Japanese dictionary


adjective uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/ comparative better, superlative best

A1 enjoyable or nice

楽しい, よい, すてきな
a good book
Did you have a good time at the party?

A1 of a high quality

上質の, 良質の
The food at this restaurant is very good.

A1 able to do something well

Anna is a good cook.
I’m not very good at wrapping presents.

A1 kind or helpful

優しい, 親切な
My friends were very good to me when I was ill.

A1 something you say when you are pleased about something

嬉しい, よかった
Oh good, he’s arrived at last.
be good for someone

A1 to have a positive or useful effect on someone

(人)に役立つ, (~の)ためになる
Fruit is good for you.

A1 informal something that you say when a person asks how you are or how someone you know is

元気な, 健康な
‘How are you, Emily?’ ‘I’m good, thanks!’

A2 A good child or animal behaves well.

行儀のよい, 従順な

A2 suitable or satisfactory

都合のよい, 満足のいく
When would be a good time to call?

B1 morally right

(道徳的に)正しい, まっとうな
a good person
be as good as gold

(of a child) to behave very well

(子供が)行儀のよい, 申し分のない
She’s been as good as gold all morning.
noun uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/

something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation

利益, 役立つこと
It’s hard work, but it’s for your own good.

[ no plural ] what people think is morally right

(道徳的に)よいこと, 正しいこと
Children don’t always understand the difference between good and bad.
do someone good

to be useful or helpful to someone

(人)に役立つ, (~の)ためになる
A holiday will do you good.
for good


永遠に, 永久に
When he was 20, he left home for good.

(Translation of “good” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)