goods

goods [ gudz ] noun plural ***
1. ) objects produced for sale:
a store specializing in leather goods
stolen goods: Wilkins was found in possession of $8,000 worth of stolen goods.
goods and services: The cost of household goods and services fell.
2. ) objects that someone owns that can be moved from one place to another: POSSESSIONS
come up with the goods/deliver the goods INFORMAL
to do what you have said you will do or what people expect
get the goods on someone INFORMAL
to find proof that someone has done something bad
the goods INFORMAL
exactly what is needed or wanted

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • goods — I noun appurtenances, articles of commerce, assets, belongings, chattels, commodities, consumer durables, durables, effects, items, materials, paraphernalia, personal estate, possessions, produce, products, property, resources, staples, stock,… …   Law dictionary

  • goods — W2S2 [gudz] n [plural] 1.) things that are produced in order to be sold electrical/industrial/agricultural etc goods ▪ furniture, carpets and other household goods ▪ the large market for consumer goods (=televisions, washing machines etc) ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goods — [goodz] pl.n. 1. movable personal property 2. merchandise; wares 3. fabric; cloth 4. Brit. freight: usually used attributively ☆ deliver the goods Informal to do or produce …   Universalium

  • goods — plural noun 1》 (goods) merchandise or possessions.     ↘[often as modifier] Brit. freight: a goods train. 2》 (the goods) informal exactly what is required. Phrases come up with (or deliver) the goods informal do what is expected …   English new terms dictionary

  • goods — [goodz] pl.n. 1. movable personal property 2. merchandise; wares 3. fabric; cloth 4. Brit. freight: usually used attributively ☆ deliver the goods Informal to do or produce the thing required ☆ get the goods on or have the goods on Sl …   English World dictionary

  • Goods — ist der Name folgender Personen: Torsten Goods (* 1980), deutscher Jazzmusiker Goods bezeichnet außerdem: Goods Island (auch: Palilug), australische Insel Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goods — Goods, n. pl. See {Good}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goods — [n1] personal possessions appurtenances, belongings, chattels, effects, encumbrances, equipment, furnishings, furniture, gear, impedimenta, movables, paraphernalia, property, stuff, things, trappings; concept 446 goods [n2] merchandise bolt,… …   New thesaurus

  • Goods — Goods, bei Tiernamen Abkürzung für Harry D. S. Goodsir, engl. Zoolog; Krebse …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • goods — property, late 13c., from plural of GOOD (Cf. good) (n.), which had the same sense in Old English. Meaning “saleable commodities” is mid 15c.; colloquial sense of “stolen articles” is from 1900; hence figurative use, “evidence of… …   Etymology dictionary

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