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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Good \Good\, a. [Compar. Better; superl. Best. These words,
     though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are
     from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS.
     g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god,
     Goth. g[=o]ds; prob. orig., fitting, belonging together, and
     akin to E. gather. [root]29 Cf. Gather.]
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     1. Possessing desirable qualities; adapted to answer the end
        designed; promoting success, welfare, or happiness;
        serviceable; useful; fit; excellent; admirable;
        commendable; not bad, corrupt, evil, noxious, offensive,
        or troublesome, etc.
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              And God saw everything that he had made, and behold,
              it was very good.                     --Gen. i. 31.
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              Good company, good wine, good welcome. --Shak.
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     2. Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious;
        religious; -- said of persons or actions.
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              In all things showing thyself a pattern of good
              works.                                --Tit. ii. 7.
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     3. Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite;
        propitious; friendly; well-disposed; -- often followed by
        to or toward, also formerly by unto.
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              The men were very good unto us.       --1 Sam. xxv.
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     4. Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be
        relied upon; -- followed especially by for.
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              All quality that is good for anything is founded
              originally in merit.                  --Collier.
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     5. Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; -- followed
        especially by at.
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              He . . . is a good workman; a very good tailor.
                                                    --Shak.
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              Those are generally good at flattering who are good
              for nothing else.                     --South.
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     6. Adequate; sufficient; competent; sound; not fallacious;
        valid; in a commercial sense, to be depended on for the
        discharge of obligations incurred; having pecuniary
        ability; of unimpaired credit.
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              My reasons are both good and weighty. --Shak.
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              My meaning in saying he is a good man is . . . that
              he is sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.
                                                    --Shak.
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     7. Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest;
        in good sooth.
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              Love no man in good earnest.          --Shak.
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     8. Not small, insignificant, or of no account; considerable;
        esp., in the phrases a good deal, a good way, a good
        degree, a good share or part, etc.
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     9. Not lacking or deficient; full; complete.
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              Good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and
              running over.                         --Luke vi. 38.
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     10. Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied;
         as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good
         repute, etc.
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               A good name is better than precious ointment.
                                                    --Eccl. vii.
                                                    1.
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     As good as. See under As.
  
     For good, or For good and all, completely and finally;
        fully; truly.
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              The good woman never died after this, till she came
              to die for good and all.              --L'Estrange.
  
     Good breeding, polite or polished manners, formed by
        education; a polite education.
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              Distinguished by good humor and good breeding.
                                                    --Macaulay.
  
     Good cheap, literally, good bargain; reasonably cheap.
  
     Good consideration (Law).
         (a) A consideration of blood or of natural love and
             affection. --Blackstone.
         (b) A valuable consideration, or one which will sustain a
             contract.
  
     Good fellow, a person of companionable qualities.
        [Familiar]
  
     Good folk, or Good people, fairies; brownies; pixies,
        etc. [Colloq. Eng. & Scot.]
  
     Good for nothing.
         (a) Of no value; useless; worthless.
         (b) Used substantively, an idle, worthless person.
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                   My father always said I was born to be a good
                   for nothing.                     --Ld. Lytton.
  
     Good Friday, the Friday of Holy Week, kept in some churches
        as a fast, in memoory of our Savior's passion or
        suffering; the anniversary of the crucifixion.
  
     Good humor, or Good-humor, a cheerful or pleasant temper
        or state of mind.
  
     Good humor man, a travelling vendor who sells Good Humor
        ice-cream (or some similar ice-cream) from a small
        refrigerated truck; he usually drives slowly through
        residential neighborhoods in summertime, loudly playing
        some distinctive recorded music to announce his presence.
        [U. S.]
  
     Good nature, or Good-nature, habitual kindness or
        mildness of temper or disposition; amiability; state of
        being in good humor.
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              The good nature and generosity which belonged to his
              character.                            --Macaulay.
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              The young count's good nature and easy
              persuadability were among his best characteristics.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
  
     Good people. See Good folk (above).
  
     Good speed, good luck; good success; godspeed; -- an old
        form of wishing success. See Speed.
  
     Good turn, an act of kidness; a favor.
  
     Good will.
         (a) Benevolence; well wishing; kindly feeling.
         (b) (Law) The custom of any trade or business; the
             tendency or inclination of persons, old customers and
             others, to resort to an established place of
             business; the advantage accruing from tendency or
             inclination.
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                   The good will of a trade is nothing more than
                   the probability that the old customers will
                   resort to the old place.         --Lord Eldon.
  
     In good time.
         (a) Promptly; punctually; opportunely; not too soon nor
             too late.
         (b) (Mus.) Correctly; in proper time.
  
     To hold good, to remain true or valid; to be operative; to
        remain in force or effect; as, his promise holds good; the
        condition still holds good.
  
     To make good, to fulfill; to establish; to maintain; to
        supply (a defect or deficiency); to indemmify; to prove or
        verify (an accusation); to prove to be blameless; to
        clear; to vindicate.
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              Each word made good and true.         --Shak.
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              Of no power to make his wishes good.  --Shak.
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              I . . . would by combat make her good. --Shak.
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              Convenient numbers to make good the city. --Shak.
  
     To think good, to approve; to be pleased or satisfied with;
        to consider expedient or proper.
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              If ye think good, give me my price; and if not,
              forbear.                              --Zech. xi.
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     Note: Good, in the sense of wishing well, is much used in
           greeting and leave-taking; as, good day, good night,
           good evening, good morning, etc.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Best \Best\, n.
     Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing,
     or being, or action; as, to do one's best; to the best of our
     ability.
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     At best, in the utmost degree or extent applicable to the
        case; under the most favorable circumstances; as, life is
        at best very short.
  
     For best, finally. [Obs.] "Those constitutions . . . are
        now established for best, and not to be mended." --Milton.
  
     To get the best of, to gain an advantage over, whether
        fairly or unfairly.
  
     To make the best of.
     (a) To improve to the utmost; to use or dispose of to the
         greatest advantage. "Let there be freedom to carry their
         commodities where they can make the best of them."
         --Bacon.
     (b) To reduce to the least possible inconvenience; as, to
         make the best of ill fortune or a bad bargain.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Best \Best\ (b[e^]st), a.; superl. of Good. [AS. besta, best,
     contr. from betest, betst, betsta; akin to Goth. batists,
     OHG. pezzisto, G. best, beste, D. best, Icel. beztr, Dan.
     best, Sw. b[aum]st. This word has no connection in origin
     with good. See Better.]
     1. Having good qualities in the highest degree; most good,
        kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the
        best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best
        abilities.
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              When he is best, he is a little worse than a man.
                                                    --Shak.
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              Heaven's last, best gift, my ever new delight.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best
        scholar; the best view of a subject.
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     3. Most; largest; as, the best part of a week.
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     Best man, the only or principal groomsman at a wedding
        ceremony.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Best \Best\, adv.; superl. of Well.
     1. In the highest degree; beyond all others. "Thou serpent!
        That name best befits thee." --Milton.
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              He prayeth best, who loveth best
              All things both great and small.      --Coleridge.
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     2. To the most advantage; with the most success, case,
        profit, benefit, or propriety.
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              Had we best retire? I see a storm.    --Milton.
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              Had I not best go to her?             --Thackeray.
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     3. Most intimately; most thoroughly or correctly; as, what is
        expedient is best known to himself.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Best \Best\, v. t.
     To get the better of. [Colloq.]
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  well
       adj 1: in good health especially after having suffered illness or
              injury; "appears to be entirely well"; "the wound is
              nearly well"; "a well man"; "I think I'm well; at
              least I feel well" [ant: ill]
       2: resulting favorably; "its a good thing that I wasn't there";
          "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw
          you"; "all's well that ends well" [syn: good, well(p)]
       3: wise or advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be well
          to start early" [syn: well(p)]
       n 1: a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil
            or gas or brine
       2: a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid
       3: an abundant source; "she was a well of information" [syn: wellspring,
           fountainhead]
       4: an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a
          stairway)
       5: an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding
          something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for
          protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
       adv 1: (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or
              satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a
              nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); "the
              children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party
              went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis";
              "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty
              good" [syn: good] [ant: ill]
       2: thoroughly or completely; fully; often used as a combining
          form; "The problem is well understood"; "she was well
          informed"; "shake well before using"; "in order to avoid
          food poisoning be sure the meat is well cooked";
          "well-done beef", "well-satisfied customers";
          "well-educated"
       3: indicating high probability; in all likelihood; "I might
          well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in
          disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could
          equally well be trying to deceive us" [syn: easily]
       4: (used for emphasis or as an intensifier) entirely or fully;
          "a book well worth reading"; "was well aware of the
          difficulties ahead"; "suspected only too well what might
          be going on"
       5: to a suitable or appropriate extent or degree; "the project
          was well underway"; "the fetus has well developed organs";
          "his father was well pleased with his grades"
       6: favorably; with approval; "their neighbors spoke well of
          them"; "he thought well of the book" [ant: ill]
       7: to a great extent or degree; "I'm afraid the film was well
          over budget"; "painting the room white made it seem
          considerably (or substantially) larger"; "the house has
          fallen considerably in value"; "the price went up
          substantially" [syn: considerably, substantially]
       8: with great or especially intimate knowledge; "we knew them
          well" [syn: intimately]
       9: with prudence or propriety; "You would do well to say
          nothing more"; "could not well refuse"
       10: with skill or in a pleasing manner; "she dances well"; "he
           writes well" [ant: badly]
       11: in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married
           well"; "The children were settled advantageously in
           Seattle" [syn: advantageously] [ant: badly, badly]
       12: in financial comfort; "They live well"; "she has been able
           to live comfortably since her husband died" [syn: comfortably]
       13: without unusual distress or resentment; with good humor;
           "took the joke well"; "took the tragic news well" [ant: badly]
       v : come up; "Tears well in her eyes" [syn: swell]
       [also: better, best]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  best
       See well

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  best
       adj 1: (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities;
              "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the
              best time for planting"; "wore his best suit" [ant: worst]
       2: (comparative and superlative of `well') wiser or more
          advantageous and hence advisable; "it would be better to
          speak to him"; "the White House thought it best not to
          respond" [syn: better(p), best(p)]
       n 1: the supreme effort one can make; "they did their best" [ant:
             worst]
       2: the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who
          tops all others; "he could beat the best of them" [syn: topper]
       3: Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who
          assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the
          discovery of insulin (1899-1978) [syn: C. H. Best, Charles
          Herbert Best]
       adv 1: in a most excellent way or manner; "he played best after a
              couple of martinis"
       2: it would be sensible; "you'd best stay at home"
       3: from a position of superiority or authority; "father knows
          best"; "I know better." [syn: better]
       v : get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
           [syn: outdo, outflank, trump, scoop]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  best
       See good

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  good
       adj 1: having desirable or positive qualities especially those
              suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the
              hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good
              she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for
              cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table";
              "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior
              paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the
              office" [ant: bad]
       2: having the normally expected amount; "gives full measure";
          "gives good measure"; "a good mile from here" [syn: full]
       3: morally admirable [ant: evil]
       4: deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies
          give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: estimable,
           honorable, respectable]
       5: promoting or enhancing well-being; "an arms limitation
          agreement beneficial to all countries"; "the beneficial
          effects of a temperate climate"; "the experience was good
          for her" [syn: beneficial]
       6: superior to the average; "in fine spirits"; "a fine
          student"; "made good grades"; "morale was good"; "had good
          weather for the parade" [syn: fine]
       7: agreeable or pleasing; "we all had a good time"; "good
          manners"
       8: of moral excellence; "a genuinely good person"; "a just
          cause"; "an upright and respectable man"; "the life of the
          nation is secure only while the nation is honest,
          truthful, and virtuous"- Frederick Douglass [syn: just,
          upright, virtuous]
       9: having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept
          in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a
          good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient
          engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer";
          "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching" [syn: adept,
           expert, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful]
       10: thorough; "had a good workout"; "gave the house a good
           cleaning"
       11: with or in a close or intimate relationship; "a good
           friend"; "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"
           [syn: dear, near]
       12: having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the
           welfare or happiness of others; "his benevolent smile";
           "a benevolent nature" [syn: benevolent] [ant: malevolent]
       13: financially sound; "a good investment"; "a secure
           investment" [syn: dependable, safe, secure]
       14: most suitable or right for a particular purpose; "a good
           time to plant tomatoes"; "the right time to act"; "the
           time is ripe for great sociological changes" [syn: right,
            ripe]
       15: resulting favorably; "its a good thing that I wasn't there";
           "it is good that you stayed"; "it is well that no one saw
           you"; "all's well that ends well" [syn: well(p)]
       16: exerting force or influence; "the law is effective
           immediately"; "a warranty good for two years"; "the law
           is already in effect (or in force)" [syn: effective, in
           effect(p), in force(p)]
       17: feeling healthy and free of aches and pains; "I feel good"
           [syn: good(p)]
       18: capable of pleasing; "good looks"
       19: appealing to the mind; "good music"; "a serious book" [syn:
           serious]
       20: in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have
           one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body" [syn: sound]
       21: tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to
           health; "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good
           night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"
           [syn: beneficial, salutary]
       22: not forged; "a good dollar bill"
       23: not left to spoil; "the meat is still good" [syn: unspoiled,
            unspoilt]
       24: generally admired; "good taste"
       n 1: benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
       2: moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be
          found in people" [syn: goodness] [ant: evil, evil]
       3: that which is good or valuable or useful; "weigh the good
          against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are
          happiness and self-realization" [syn: goodness] [ant: bad,
           bad]
       adv 1: (often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or
              satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a
              nonstandard dialectal variant for `well'); "the
              children behaved well"; "a task well done"; "the party
              went well"; "he slept well"; "a well-argued thesis";
              "a well-planned party"; "the baby can walk pretty
              good" [syn: well] [ant: ill]
       2: in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used
          informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated";
          "we beat him good" [syn: thoroughly, soundly]
       [also: better, best]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  168 Moby Thesaurus words for "best":
     aristocracy, barons, bear the palm, beat, beat all hollow,
     beat hollow, better, bottom, cap, champion, choice, chosen,
     clobber, conquer, cream, crush, cut, defeat, destroy, do in, drub,
     elect, elite, establishment, exceed, excel, excellent, exemplar,
     fat, finery, finest, first, first-class, first-rate, fix, flower,
     for the best, foremost, gem, giveaway, go one better, greater,
     greatest, half-price, handpicked, hide, highest, hors de combat,
     improve on, kindest, lambaste, largest, lather, lick,
     lords of creation, lowest, marked down, master, matchless, maximal,
     maximum, model, most, nobility, nonesuch, nonpareil, optimal,
     optimum, outclass, outdo, outfight, outgeneral, outmaneuver,
     outpoint, outrun, outsail, outshine, outstrip, outweigh, outwit,
     overbalance, overbear, overcome, overlapping, overpass, overpower,
     overtop, overwhelm, paragon, paramount, pattern, peerless, perfect,
     pick, picked, power elite, power structure, predominate,
     preponderate, prevail, prevail over, pride, prime, primrose, prize,
     put, queen, quintessence, quintessential, reduced, richest,
     rise above, rock-bottom, rout, ruin, ruling circles, ruling class,
     sacrificial, select, settle, skin, skin alive, slashed, subdue,
     superb, superior, superlative, supreme, surmount, surpass,
     surpassing, take the cake, the best, the best ever,
     the best people, the brass, the tops, the very best, thrash,
     tip-top, top, top people, top-notch, topmost, tower above,
     tower over, transcend, trim, triumph, triumph over, trounce, trump,
     undo, unexcelled, unmatchable, unmatched, unparalleled,
     unsurpassed, upper class, upper crust, uppermost, utmost, vanquish,
     very best, wealthiest, whip, win, worst  
     
Din dicționarul Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) :

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Din dicționarul Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (Version 1.9, June 2002) :

  BEST
       Business Executive System for Timesharing (OS, Qantel)
       
       

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Best, TX
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