Good

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

  • As an English surname, from the adjective good.
  • Also as an English surname, from the personal name Gōde, which represents the first part of names such as Godfrey, Gottfried, etc.
  • As a German surname, Americanized from Gut, Guth.
  • As a Dutch surname, Americanized from Goed, Goede.

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Proper noun[edit]

Good

  1. A surname.
  2. An unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Ellipsis of the form of the Good, a calque of Ancient Greek τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ ἰδέα (hē toû agathoû idéa), a concept used in Plato's Republic.

Proper noun[edit]

the Good

  1. (philosophy) Plato's metaprinciple of proper systemic function between principles; the fundamental Platonic form which enables knowledge and metacognition, and from which other concepts such as truth, justice and virtue derive meaning.

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From guod.

Proper noun[edit]

Good

  1. a surname