for good

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From for + good (of an action: complete, thorough, utter, adjective).


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for good

  1. (idiomatic) In a way that is conclusive and final.
    Synonyms: definitively, forever, for good and all, once and for all, permanently; see also Thesaurus:finally
    Hyponym: for keeps
    A bad haircut is no fun, but at least you’re not stuck with it for good, only until it grows out.


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