As well as, as much or as truly as; equally as: Joan is witty as well as intelligent.Conforming to rules of grammar, usage, etc.; correct: good English.
Old Saxon wallan, Old Norse vella, Old Frisian walla, Old High German wallan, German wallen, Gothic wulan "to bubble, boil from PIE root *wel- "to turn, roll" (see volvox on notion of "roiling or bubbling water." Show More good adj.Competent or skillful; clever: a good manager; good at arithmetic.Old English gd "that which is good, goodness; advantage, benefit; gift; virtue; property from good (adj.).
Healthful; beneficial: Fresh fruit is good for you.Had best, would be wisest or most reasonable to; ought to: You had best phone your mother to tell her where you are going.Show More verb (used without object) to rise, spring, or gush, as water, from the earth or some other source (often followed by up, out, or forth Tears welled up in my eyes.
Store, fund, mine, fount.The good book "the Bible" attested from 1801, originally in missionary literature describing the language of conversion efforts in American Indian tribes.
Show More interjection an exclamation of approval, agreement, pleasure, etc Show More noun moral or material advantage or use; benefit or profitfor the good of our workers; what is the good of worrying?Socially proper: good manners.When used after look or feel, good may refer to spirits as well as health: I'm feeling pretty good this morning, ready to take on the world.