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Meaning of "as good as one's word" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD

as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as hell
as how
as if
as is
as it were
as large as life
AS level
as likely as not
as long as
as much

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD

at a word
buzz word
code word
content word
dirty word
entry word
four-letter word
full word
household word
in a word
keyword
mum´s the word
of one´s word
operative word
printed word
reserved word
root word
the last word
the word
word for word
written word

Synonyms and antonyms of as good as one's word in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «as good as one's word» into 25 languages

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The translations of as good as one's word from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as good as one's word» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不如一个人的话
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tan buena como la palabra dada
570 millions of speakers

English

as good as one´s word
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक शब्द के रूप में अच्छा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جيدة مثل كلمة واحدة ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так хорошо, как своего слова
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tão bom quanto sua palavra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক শব্দ হিসাবে ভাল হিসাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aussi bon que sa parole
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dan sebagainya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so gut, wie ein Wort
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の言葉と同じくらい良い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 단어 만큼 좋은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uga minangka tembung siji
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tốt như lời của một người
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு வார்த்தையால் நல்லது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या शब्दाप्रमाणे चांगले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir insanın sözü kadar iyi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

buono come la parola data
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tak dobre, jak swego słowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так добре , як свого слова
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la fel de bun ca cuvânt cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τόσο καλό όσο το λόγο του
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

so goed soos ´n mens se woord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lika bra som ett ord
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så godt som ens ord
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD»

The term «as good as one's word» is normally little used and occupies the 135.678 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD»

Discover the use of as good as one's word in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as good as one's word and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
... as good (not as good) as one's Word [The following is a selection from 63 occurrences of the phrase] 1628 Winthrop Papers(A) 1.381: Suche . . . doe finde him allwayes as good as his worde. 1634 Wood New-England 82: Being as good as ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
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A Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to ...
As good as one's word. Reliable. Candid. Free from bias or prejudice. Chivalrous . Having the qualities of an ancient knight; gallant. Conscientious. Govcrncd by conscience, or by the sense of right and wrong. Constant. Steady in purpose ...
Francis Andrew March, 1906
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Grande Dizionario Italiano Ed Inglese Edizione Fatta Su ...
To be as good as one's word, esser uomo di parola. Will you be as good as your word? me l'atterrete? volete mantenernii la parola? To make good, provare, giustificare, tenere. mantenere. far conto, stimare, riparare. I'll make good what I have ...
‎1832
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A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two ...
Ser homem de palavra, ou guardar a sua palavra, to keep one's word, to be as good as one's word. Ntm huma so palavra quero que me digais, I will not hear a word you say, 1 will not hear you a word. Homem de poucas palavras, a man ...
Antonio Vieyra, 1773
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The Royal Dictionary, French and English, and English and ...
To keep one's Word, to be as good as one's Word, tenir fa Partie, ou fa prtmeffe. To fail of one's Word, to go back ftom One's Word, manquer de partit, nt pas tenir fa sortie, vìtler (a partit, ft dédire. 03" Vou have faid tr spoke the Word, (you have ...
Abel Boyer, 1729
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Trajectories through Early Christianity
This usage corresponds to the use of the term word to designate the self in responsible commitment, in such expressions as "to give one's word"; "to be as good as one's word"; "one's word is as good as one's bond." (Cf. the French Parole in ...
James M. Robinson, Helmut Koester, 2006
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Dizionario Italiano Ed Inglese. A Dictionary Italian and ...
To keep one's word , to be as good as one's word , mantenerlaparola , efler uomo di parola. ' . ' To tail os oue*s word, to no back from one's word , manmrrli parola ' non aire ner la promessa, dijdirs'. ' \V->rds, vain'words, pare/e da my ghia ...
Ferdinando Altieri, 1751
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The Chambers Dictionary
at a word without more ado, at once; to be brief, in short (obs); a word in someone's ear a confidential conversation; be as good as one's word to keep one's promise; break one's word to fail to keep one's promise; by word of mouth orally, ...
Allied Chambers, 1998
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A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous: Or ...
Upright, virtuous, conscientious, just, true, fair, faithful, reliable, trusty, trustworthy, observant of obligations, that stands by one's word, as good as one's word. 3. Genuine, free from shams, thorough, faithful. 4. Decent, honorable, reputable ...
Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison, 1891
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Chambers Idioms
all to the good see to the good below. as good as almost; virtually: He as good as called me a thief, The job 's as good as done. be as good as one's word to keep one's promises; to do what one has promised to do: He said he would lend me ...

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