Meaning of "good" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /ɡʊd/

[ no plural ] what people think is morally right:

Children don’t always understand the difference between good and bad.

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

It’s hard work, but it’s for your own good.
do someone good

to be useful or helpful to someone:

A holiday will do you good.
for good


When he was 20, he left home for good.

(Definition of “good noun” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)