HyperDic: gold

English > 7 senses of the word gold:
NOUNpossessiongoldcoins made of gold
attributegold, ambera deep yellow color
substancegold, Au, atomic number 79a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element
possessiongoldgreat wealth
attributegoldsomething likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
ADJECTIVEallgold, golden, gildedmade from or covered with gold
allgold, aureate, gilded, gilt, goldenhaving the deep slightly brownish color of gold
gold > pronunciation
Soundsgow'ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > gold: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade from or covered with gold.
Examples
  • "gold coins"
  • "the gold dome of the Capitol"
  • "the golden calf"
Synonymsgolden, gilded
Broadermetallic, metalContaining or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
Spanishdorado
Catalandaurat
Nounsgoldcoins made of gold
golda soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element
English > gold: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the deep slightly brownish color of gold.
Examples
  • "long aureate (or golden) hair"
  • "a gold carpet"
Synonymsaureate, gilded, gilt, golden
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanisháureo, dorado, oro
Catalanauri, daurat, or
Nounsgolda deep yellow color
English > gold: 7 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningcoins made of gold.
Broaderprecious metalAny of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry
Substancesgold, Au, atomic number 79A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element
Spanishoro
Catalanor
Adjectivesgoldmade from or covered with gold
English > gold: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA deep yellow color.
Example "he admired the gold of her hair"
Synonymamber
Broaderyellow, yellownessYellow color or pigment
Spanishámbar
Catalanambre, or
Adjectivesgoldhaving the deep slightly brownish color of gold
English > gold: 7 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia.
SynonymsAu, atomic number 79
Narrower24-karat gold, pure gold100 per cent gold
gold dustThe particles and flakes (and sometimes small nuggets) of gold obtained in placer mining
green goldA gold alloy (at least 14 karat gold with silver or silver and cadmium) that has a green appearance
guinea gold22-karat gold from which guinea coins were made
Broadernoble metalAny metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation
Substance ofdental goldAn alloy of gold used in dentistry
goldcoins made of gold
gold foilfoil made of gold
gold leafA very thin form of gold foil
sylvanite, graphic telluriumA silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride
Spanishnúmero atómico 79, oro
Catalannúmero atòmic 79, or
Adjectivesaurous, auricof or relating to or containing or derived from gold
goldmade from or covered with gold
English > gold: 7 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningGreat wealth.
Example"Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson
Broaderwealth, richesAn abundance of material possessions and resources
Spanishoro
English > gold: 7 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningSomething likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc..
Examples
  • "the child was as good as gold"
  • "she has a heart of gold"
Broaderinvaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuablenessThe positive quality of being precious and beyond value

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