Definition of Goods

1. n. pl. See Good, n., 3.

Definition of Goods

1. Noun. (business economics plurale tantum) That which is produced, then traded, bought or sold, then finally consumed. ¹

2. Noun. (informal often preceded by (term the)) Something authentic, important, or revealing. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of good) ¹

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Definition of Goods

1. good [n] - See also: good

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goods

goodness gracious
goodness gracious me
goodness me
goodness of fit
goodness of fit test
goodnight Irene
goodnight Vienna
goodpasture syndrome
goods (current term)
goods and sales tax
goods and services tax
goods and services taxes
goods train
goods trains
goods van
goodtime girl

Literary usage of Goods

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1. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"Floor and goods clean; rear satisfactory. John Vorwald, 302 Third street. ... Floors and goods in satisfactory condition; rear clean. ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1903)
"The goods were sold to wholesale dealers in the same way. The result of that manner of dealing, as set up in the complaint, was that the wholesale dealers ..."

3. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, William M. Lacy (1889)
"But if the goods are sold upon credit, and nothing is agreed upon, ... If the seller has even despatched the goods to the buyer, and insolvency occurs, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by William Brown, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
"If the sheriff upon the retorno habende, returns elongata, the party has his remedy; 1st against the sureties; 2dly. against the general goods of the tenant ..."

5. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, James Edwin Thorold Rogers (1869)
"How far it may be proper to impose taxes upon the importation of foreign goods, in order, not to prevent their importation, but to raise a revenue for ..."

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