Good vs. Satisfactory

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The main difference between Good and Satisfactory is that the Good is a term in religion, ethics, and philosophy and Satisfactory is a early access video game

  • Good (adjective)

    Very, extremely.

    "The soup is good and hot."

  • Good (adjective)

    Holy especially when capitalized .

    "Good Friday"

  • Good (interjection)

    That is good; an elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation.

    "Good! I can leave now."

  • Good (adverb)

    Well; satisfactorily or thoroughly.

  • Good (noun)

    The forces or behaviours that are the enemy of evil. Usually consists of helping others and general benevolence.

  • Good (noun)

    A result that is positive in the view of the speaker.

  • Good (noun)

    The abstract instantiation of goodness; that which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.

    "The best is the enemy of the good."

  • Good (noun)

    An item of merchandise.

  • Good (verb)

    To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.

  • Good (verb)

    To make good; turn to good; improve.

  • Good (verb)

    To make improvements or repairs.

  • Good (verb)

    To benefit; gain.

  • Good (verb)

    To do good to (someone); benefit; cause to improve or gain.

  • Good (verb)

    To satisfy; indulge; gratify.

  • Good (verb)

    To flatter; congratulate oneself; anticipate.

  • Good (verb)

    To furnish with dung; manure; fatten with manure; fertilise.

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient.

    "The satisfactory results of the survey led to his promotion."

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    Causing satisfaction; agreeable or pleasant.

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    Making atonement for a sin; expiatory.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Good (adjective)

    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.

  • Good (adjective)

    Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous; pious; religious; - said of persons or actions.

  • Good (adjective)

    Kind; benevolent; humane; merciful; gracious; polite; propitious; friendly; well-disposed; - often followed by to or toward, also formerly by unto.

  • Good (adjective)

    Serviceable; suited; adapted; suitable; of use; to be relied upon; - followed especially by for.

  • Good (adjective)

    Clever; skillful; dexterous; ready; handy; - followed especially by at.

  • Good (adjective)

    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.

  • Good (adjective)

    Real; actual; serious; as in the phrases in good earnest; in good sooth.

  • Good (adjective)

    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.

  • Good (adjective)

    Not lacking or deficient; full; complete.

  • Good (adjective)

    Not blemished or impeached; fair; honorable; unsullied; as in the phrases a good name, a good report, good repute, etc.

  • Good (noun)

    That which possesses desirable qualities, promotes success, welfare, or happiness, is serviceable, fit, excellent, kind, benevolent, etc.; - opposed to evil.

  • Good (noun)

    Advancement of interest or happiness; welfare; prosperity; advantage; benefit; - opposed to harm, etc.

  • Good (noun)

    Wares; commodities; chattels; - formerly used in the singular in a collective sense. In law, a comprehensive name for almost all personal property as distinguished from land or real property.

  • Good (adverb)

    Well, - especially in the phrase as good, with a following as expressed or implied; equally well with as much advantage or as little harm as possible.

  • Good

    To make good; to turn to good.

  • Good

    To manure; to improve.

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation.

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology.

Webster Dictionary
  • Good (noun)


    "for your own good"

    "what's the good of worrying?"

  • Good (noun)

    moral excellence or admirableness;

    "there is much good to be found in people"

  • Good (noun)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    having the normally expected amount;

    "gives full measure"

    "gives good measure"

    "a good mile from here"

  • Good (adjective)

    morally admirable

  • Good (adjective)

    deserving of esteem and respect;

    "all respectable companies give guarantees"

    "ruined the family's good name"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    superior to the average;

    "in fine spirits"

    "a fine student"

    "made good grades"

    "morale was good"

    "had good weather for the parade"

  • Good (adjective)

    agreeable or pleasing;

    "we all had a good time"

    "good manners"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)


    "had a good workout"

    "gave the house a good cleaning"

  • Good (adjective)

    with or in a close or intimate relationship;

    "a good friend"

    "my sisters and brothers are near and dear"

  • Good (adjective)

    having or showing or arising from a desire to promote the welfare or happiness of others;

    "his benevolent smile"

    "a benevolent nature"

  • Good (adjective)

    financially sound;

    "a good investment"

    "a secure investment"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    exerting force or influence;

    "the law is effective immediately"

    "a warranty good for two years"

    "the law is already in effect (or in force)"

  • Good (adjective)

    feeling healthy and free of aches and pains;

    "I feel good"

  • Good (adjective)

    capable of pleasing;

    "good looks"

  • Good (adjective)

    appealing to the mind;

    "good music"

    "a serious book"

  • Good (adjective)

    in excellent physical condition;

    "good teeth"

    "I still have one good leg"

    "a sound mind in a sound body"

  • Good (adjective)

    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"

  • Good (adjective)

    not forged;

    "a good dollar bill"

  • Good (adjective)

    not left to spoil;

    "the meat is still good"

  • Good (adjective)

    generally admired;

    "good taste"

  • Good (adverb)

    (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"

  • Good (adverb)

    in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly');

    "he was soundly defeated"

    "we beat him good"

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    giving satisfaction;

    "satisfactory living conditions"

    "his grades were satisfactory"

  • Satisfactory (adjective)

    meeting requirements;

    "the step makes a satisfactory seat"

Princeton's WordNet

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