Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Portuguese translation of “good”

See all translations

good

adjective
 
/ɡʊd/ ( comparative better, superlative best)
A1 enjoyable or nice
bom
a good book Did you have a good time at the party?
A1 of a high quality
bom
The food at this restaurant is very good.
A1 able to do something well
bom
Anna is a good cook. I’m not very good at wrapping presents.
A1 kind or helpful
bom, gentil
My friends were very good to me when I was ill.
A1 something you say when you are pleased about something
bom
Oh good, he’s arrived at last.
be good for someone A1 to have a positive or useful effect on someone
fazer bem a alguém
Fruit is good for you.
A1 informal something that you say when a person asks how you are or how someone you know is
bem, bom
“How are you, Emily?” “I’m good, thanks!”
A2 A good child or animal behaves well.
bom, bem-comportado
A2 suitable or satisfactory
bom
When would be a good time to call?
B1 morally right
bom, bem
a good person
be as good as gold (of a child) to behave very well
estar um anjo, estar bem-comportado
She’s been as good as gold all morning.
(Definition of good adjective from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “good” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More