Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See good, n., 5 and 6.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural See good, n., 3.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun business, economics, plurale tantum That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed.
  • noun informal Something authentic, important, or revealing.
  • noun Plural form of good.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "This in turn eventually reduces their [the goods '] prices, which leaves consumers with more to spend on other goods…."

    Robots & Workers

  • Sanitary goods more deeply felt to be _good goods_.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War A Record of Heroism, Patriotism, and Patience

  • The positive contributors - beginning with the largest positive contributor - were real money supply*, interest rate spread, manufacturers 'new orders for consumer goods and materials* and manufacturers' new orders for nondefense capital goods*.

    The Cherry Creek News

  • I am still underimpressed that trade in goods is the same as offshoring labor.

    Getting Ricardo Wrong, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Hence the word goods in the title, meaning possessions and wares but also the good things of life.

    A Supremely Disabused Writer

  • This kind of population growth and demand for certain goods is not present in the US society.

    Mexican Economy

  • If we contend for nothing, the gentlemen who are opposed to us do not contend for a great deal; but the question is, whether the five percent ad valorem, on all articles imported, will have any operation at all upon the introduction of slaves, unless we make a particular enumeration on this account; the collector may mistake, for he would not presume to apply the term goods, wares, and merchandise to any person whatsoever.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4

  • If we contend for nothing, the gentlemen who are opposed to us do not contend for a great deal; but the question is, whether the five percent ad valorem, on all articles imported, will have any operation at all upon the introduction of slaves, unless we make a particular enumeration on this account; the collector may mistake, for he would not presume to apply the term goods, wares, and merchandise to any person whatsoever.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • Personally, I think any law telling people/companies what they can charge for their goods is a bad idea.

    Lower Prices Vs. Local Fly Shops

  • Personally, I think any law telling people/companies what they can charge for their goods is a bad idea.

    Lower Prices Vs. Local Fly Shops

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