for the good of

Definition of for the good of

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

Word by Word Definitions

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive


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