Synonyms of good in English:

good


See definition of good

adjective

1‘there is always a market for a good product’

SYNONYMS
fine, of high quality, of a high standard, quality, superior
satisfactory, acceptable, adequate, in order, up to scratch, up to the mark, up to standard, up to par, competent, not bad, all right
excellent, superb, outstanding, magnificent, of the highest quality, of the highest standard, exceptional, marvellous, wonderful, first-rate, first-class, superlative, splendid, admirable, worthy, sterling
informal super, great, OK, hunky-dory, A1, ace, terrific, tremendous, fantastic, fab, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, top-notch, tip-top, class, awesome, magic, wicked
British informal brilliant, brill, smashing, bosting
US informal on fleek
Australian informal beaut, bonzer
British informal, dated spiffing, ripping, cracking, topping, top-hole, wizard, capital, champion
North American informal, dated swell
ANTONYMS

bad

2‘he is basically a good person’

SYNONYMS
virtuous, righteous, moral, morally correct, ethical, upright, upstanding, high-minded, right-minded, right-thinking, principled, exemplary, clean, law-abiding, lawful, irreproachable, blameless, guiltless, unimpeachable, just, honest, honourable, unbribable, incorruptible, anti-corruption
scrupulous, reputable, decent, respectable, noble, lofty, elevated, worthy, trustworthy, meritorious, praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, laudable
pure, pure as the driven snow, whiter than white, sinless, saintly, saintlike, godly, angelic
informal squeaky clean
ANTONYMS

wicked

3‘the children are good with most of their teachers’

SYNONYMS
well behaved, obedient, dutiful, well mannered, well brought up, polite, civil, courteous, respectful, deferential, manageable, compliant, acquiescent, tractable, malleable
ANTONYMS

naughty

4‘it was a good thing to do’

SYNONYMS
right, correct, proper, decorous, seemly
appropriate, fitting, apt, suitable
convenient, expedient, favourable, auspicious, propitious, opportune, felicitous, timely, well judged, well timed
archaic meet, seasonable

5‘she's a good driver’

SYNONYMS
capable, able, proficient, adept, adroit, accomplished, seasoned, skilful, skilled, gifted, talented, masterly, virtuoso, expert, knowledgeable, qualified, trained
informal great, mean, wicked, deadly, nifty, crack, super, ace, wizard, magic
North American informal crackerjack
vulgar slang shit-hot

6‘he's been a good friend to me’

SYNONYMS
reliable, dependable, trustworthy, true, tried and true, faithful, devoted, steady, steadfast, staunch, unswerving, unwavering, constant, loyal, trusty, dutiful, dedicated, committed, unfailing

7‘the dogs look in good condition’

SYNONYMS
healthy, fine, sound, tip-top, hale, hale and hearty, hearty, lusty, fit, robust, sturdy, strong, vigorous
ANTONYMS

poor, ill, diseased

8‘that was a good party’

SYNONYMS
enjoyable, pleasant, agreeable, pleasing, pleasurable, delightful, great, nice, lovely, amusing, diverting, jolly, merry, lively, festive, cheerful, convivial, congenial, sociable
informal super, fantastic, fabulous, fab, terrific, glorious, grand, magic, out of this world, cool
British informal brilliant, brill, smashing
North American informal peachy, neat, ducky
Australian, New Zealand informal beaut, bonzer
British informal, dated capital, wizard, corking, spiffing, ripping, top-hole, topping, champion, beezer
North American informal, dated swell
rare frabjous
ANTONYMS

terrible

9‘it was good of you to come’

SYNONYMS
kind, kindly, kind-hearted, good-hearted, friendly, obliging, generous, charitable, magnanimous, gracious, sympathetic, benevolent, benign, altruistic, unselfish, selfless
ANTONYMS

unkind

10‘tomorrow would be a good time to call’

SYNONYMS
convenient, suitable, appropriate, fitting, fit, suited, agreeable
opportune, timely, well timed, favourable, advantageous, expedient, felicitous, propitious, auspicious, happy, providential
archaic commodious, seasonable
ANTONYMS

inconvenient

11‘milk is good for you’

SYNONYMS
wholesome, health-giving, healthful, healthy, nourishing, nutritious, nutritional, strengthening, beneficial, salubrious, salutary
ANTONYMS

bad

12‘are these eggs still good?’

SYNONYMS
edible, safe to eat, fit to eat, fit to be eaten, fit for human consumption
fresh, wholesome, consumable, comestible
ANTONYMS

bad

13‘the restaurant provided good food’

SYNONYMS
delicious, mouth-watering, appetizing, tasty, flavoursome, flavourful, delectable, toothsome, inviting, enjoyable, palatable
succulent, luscious, rich, sweet
savoury, piquant
informal scrumptious, delish, scrummy, yummy, yum-yum
British informal moreish, peng
North American informal finger-licking, nummy
literary ambrosial
rare ambrosian, nectareous, nectarean, flavorous, sapid
ANTONYMS

bad

14‘give me one good reason why I should go’

SYNONYMS
valid, genuine, authentic, legitimate, sound, bona fide
convincing, persuasive, forceful, striking, telling, potent, powerful, strong, cogent, compelling
trenchant, weighty, important, meaningful, influential
ANTONYMS

bad

15‘we had to wait a good hour’

SYNONYMS
whole, full, entire, complete, solid, not less than, at least

16‘a good number of them lost their lives’

SYNONYMS
considerable, sizeable, substantial, appreciable, significant
goodly, tolerable, fair, reasonable, tidy, hefty
ample, plentiful, abundant, superabundant, great, large, lavish, profuse, generous
marked, noticeable
informal not to be sneezed at, OK
literary plenteous
ANTONYMS

small

17‘this is something you would only tell a good friend’

SYNONYMS
close, intimate, dear, bosom
close-knit, inseparable, attached, loving, devoted, faithful, constant
special, best, fast, firm, valued, treasured, cherished
ANTONYMS

distant

18‘don't you go getting your good clothes grubby’

SYNONYMS
best, finest, newest, nice, nicest, smart, smartest, special, party, Sunday, formal
informal dressy
ANTONYMS

casual, scruffy

19‘good weather’

SYNONYMS
fine, fair, dry
bright, clear, sunny, sunshiny, cloudless, unclouded, without a cloud in the sky
calm, windless, tranquil
warm, mild, balmy, summery, clement
agreeable, pleasant, nice, benign

noun

1‘complex issues of good and evil’

SYNONYMS
virtue, righteousness, virtuousness, goodness, morality, ethicalness, uprightness, upstandingness, integrity, principle, dignity, rectitude, rightness
honesty, truth, truthfulness, honour, incorruptibility, probity, propriety, worthiness, worth, merit
irreproachableness, blamelessness, purity, pureness, lack of corruption, justice, justness, fairness
ANTONYMS

wickedness

2‘don't worry, it's all for your good’

SYNONYMS
benefit, advantage, profit, gain, interest, welfare, well-being, enjoyment, satisfaction, comfort, ease, convenience
help, aid, assistance, use, usefulness, avail, service, behalf
ANTONYMS

disadvantage


exclamation

1‘good, that's settled’

SYNONYMS
fine, very well, all right, right, right then, right you are, yes, agreed
Indian achcha
informal okay, OK, oke, okey-dokey, okey-doke, wilco, roger
British informal righto, righty-ho

Phrases

    make something good

    1‘he promised to make good any damage’


    SYNONYMS
    repair, mend, fix, patch up, put right, set right, put to rights, see to
    restore, remedy, rectify, put back into its original condition, make as good as new
    rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, refit, refurbish, recondition
    Northern English fettle

    2‘they made good their escape’


    SYNONYMS
    effect, conduct, perform, implement, execute, carry out, perpetrate
    achieve, accomplish, succeed in, realize, attain, manage, engineer, bring about, bring off, carry off, carry through
    rare effectuate

    3‘they hope he will make good his promise of payment’


    SYNONYMS
    fulfil, carry out, carry through, implement, execute, effect, discharge, perform, honour, redeem
    keep, observe, abide by, comply with, obey, respect, conform to, stick to, act in accordance with, act according to, have regard to, heed, follow, pay attention to, defer to, take notice of, be bound by, keep faith with, live up to, stand by, adhere to
    in good part

    ‘luckily the police took the joke in good part’


    SYNONYMS
    good-naturedly, good-humouredly, without offence, amicably, favourably, with forbearance, patiently, tolerantly, indulgently, cheerfully, well
    not be offended by, not take offence at, not be upset by, not be bothered by, not disapprove of, not resent, not mind, take kindly to
    make good

    ‘the working-class boy who made good’


    SYNONYMS
    succeed, achieve success, be successful, be a success, do well, get ahead, reach the top, become famous, achieve recognition, distinguish oneself, set the world on fire
    prosper, flourish, thrive, advance
    British set the Thames on fire
    informal make it, make the grade, cut it, crack it, make a name for oneself, make one's mark, get somewhere, arrive, do all right for oneself, bring home the bacon, find a place in the sun
    ANTONYMS

    fail

    for good

    ‘those bad old days are gone for good’


    SYNONYMS
    forever, permanently, for always, for good and all, perpetually, eternally, evermore, for evermore, for ever and ever, for all time, for all future time, to the end of time, until the end of time, world without end, endlessly, timelessly, for eternity, in perpetuity, everlastingly, enduringly, never to return
    Scottish aye
    North American forevermore
    informal for keeps, until hell freezes over, until doomsday, until the cows come home
    archaic for aye
    rare immortally, deathlessly, imperishably, abidingly, sempiternally, perdurably
    ANTONYMS

    temporarily