the good

Definition of the good

  1. 1 :  the pleasant things that happen to people You have to take the good with the bad.

  2. 2 :  things that are morally proper or correct Parents must teach their children the difference between the good and the bad.

  3. 3 :  morally good people She believes that the good go to heaven when they die and the bad go to hell.

  4. 4 :  the part of someone that is kind, honest, generous, helpful, etc. They cherished the good in him, overlooking the bad.

Word by Word Definitions

  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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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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