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Webster 1913 Edition


Goods

Goods

,
Noun.
pl.
See
Good
,
Noun.
, 3.

Webster 1828 Edition


Goods

GOODS

,
Noun.
plu.
Movables; household furniture.
1.
Personal or movable estate; as horses, cattle, utensils, &c.
2.
Wares; merchandize; commodities bought and sold by merchants and traders.

Definition 2021


goods

goods

English

Noun

goods

  1. plural of good

Noun

goods pl (plural only)

  1. (business, economics) That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
  2. (informal, often preceded by the) Something authentic, important, or revealing.
  3. (Britain, transport) freight (not passengers)

Usage notes

  • Adjectives often applied to produced, traded, or consumed "goods": returned, used, damaged, stolen, lost, dangerous, non-traded, intermediate, promotional, industrial, agricultural, imported, cheap, expensive, luxury, inferior, counterfeit, raw, processed, scarce, durable, perishable, baked, public, collective, digital, virtual, necessary, essential.

Synonyms

  • (that which is consumed): wares
  • (something authentic, important, or revealing): evidence, facts

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