as good as


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as good as

1. The same quality as; comparable to. Just use this toothpaste—it's as good as that fancy brand you usually get.
2. Essentially; nearly the same as. The turkey is as good as finished, so please start setting the table. I'm as good as grounded if I don't get home before my curfew.
See also: good

as good as (something)

In every practical or functional sense; almost completely. If you stay out past curfew tonight, you're as good as grounded, young lady!
See also: good

as good as —

very nearly —.
1997 Cosmopolitan If you are famous, you can't allow someone to diss you without retaliating—it's as good as admitting they're more important than you.
See also: good

as good as

Practically; nearly: as good as new.
See also: good