Is Goods a Plural Noun?

"Goods" is a plural noun. When speaking about items for sale or objects that can be moved from one place to another, the term "goods" only has a plural form.

"Goods" is a plural noun. When speaking about items for sale or objects that can be moved from one place to another, the term "goods" only has a plural form.

The goods have been dispatched from the distribution center.

The good have been dispatched from the distribution center.

Plural nouns, also known as pluralia tantum (Latin for "plural only"), take a plural verb; that is, we say "goods are/have", not "goods is/has".

Your goods have been delivered.

Your goods has been delivered.

Be also aware that plural nouns take a plural pronoun.

These are her goods.

The singular noun "good" has a different meaning. You can use it to elaborate on a behavior that is morally acceptable or something that helps someone.

The president made the decision for the good of the people.

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