Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 618. Good.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section I. Volition in General
3. Objects of Volition
618. Good.
NOUN:GOOD, benefit, advantage; improvement [See Improvement]; greatest -, supreme- good; interest, service, behoof, behalf; weal [archaic]; main chance, summum bonum [L.]; common-wealth [now rare], commonweal or common weal; “consummation devoutly to be wished” [Hamlet]; gain, boot [archaic]; profit, harvest.
  BOON (gift) [See Giving]; good turn; blessing, benison; world of good; piece of good -luck, - fortune; nuts [now slang], prize, windfall, godsend, waif, treasure-trove.
  good fortune (prosperity) [See Prosperity]; happiness [See Pleasure].
  [SOURCE OF GOOD] goodness [See Goodness]; utility [See Utility]; remedy [See Remedy]; pleasure giving [See Pleasurableness].
VERB:BENEFIT, profit, advantage, serve, help, avail, boot [archaic], good [obs.], do good to.
  GAIN, prosper, flourish, thrive [See Prosperity].
ADJECTIVE:COMMENDABLE [See Approbation]; useful [See Utility]; good &c., beneficial [See Goodness].
ADVERB:WELL, aright, satisfactorily, favorably, not amiss; all for the best; to one’s advantage &c. n.; in one’s favor, in one’s interest &c. n.
  1. So far so good.
  2. Magnum bonum.
  3. So shines a good deed in a naughty world.—Merchant of Venice
  4. From seeming evil still educing good.—Thomson
  5. And learn the luxury of doing good.—Goldsmith
  6. Worthiest by being good, Far more than great or high.—Milton



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