for the good of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of for the good of

:in order to help (someone or something)
  • She did it for the good of the community.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive


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