good noun

ADJ. common The results of the research should be used for the common good rather than for individual profit.

VERB + GOOD do (sb) You can try talking to her, but I don't think it will do much good. It will do you good to get out of the house more often.

PREP. for sb/sth's ~ When the prime minister's health problems continued, he resigned for the good of the party.

PHRASES a force for good In disadvantaged areas, schools can be a force for good. | for sb's (own) good I know you don't want to go into hospital, but it's for your own good. | for the good of sth, good and evil the struggle between good and evil | a power of good That holiday has done me a power of good.