HyperDic: silver

English > 12 senses of the word silver:
NOUNsubstancesilver, Ag, atomic number 47a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal
possessionsilvercoins made of silver
attributesilver, ash grey, ash gray, silver grey, silver graya light shade of grey
artifactsilver, flatwaresilverware eating utensils
artifactsilver, silver medala trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition
ADJECTIVEallsilvermade from or largely consisting of silver
allsilver, silvern, silveryhaving the white lustrous sheen of silver
allsilver, argent, silvery, silverishof lustrous grey
allsilver, eloquent, facile, fluent, silver-tongued, smooth-spokenexpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
VERBcontactsilvercoat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
changesilvermake silver in color
changesilverturn silver
silver > pronunciation
Soundssih'lver
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English > silver: 12 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade from or largely consisting of silver.
Example"silver bracelets"
Broadermetallic, metalContaining or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal
Spanishplateado
English > silver: 12 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the white lustrous sheen of silver.
Examples
  • "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"
  • "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen"
Synonymssilvern, silvery
Broaderbrightemitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
Spanishargénteo, argentino, plateado
Catalanargentat, argentí, platejat
English > silver: 12 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver.
Example"silvery hair"
Synonymsargent, silvery, silverish
Broaderachromatic, neutralHaving no hue
Spanishgris perla, gris plateado, plateado
Catalanplatejat
English > silver: 12 senses > adjective 4
MeaningExpressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively.
Example "silver speech"
Synonymseloquent, facile, fluent, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken
BroaderarticulateExpressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language / language
Spanishaltilocuente, diserto, elocuente, expresivo, grandilocuente
Catalanaltiloqüent, benparlant, disert, eloqüent, expressiu, grandiloqüent
English > silver: 12 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography.
SynonymsAg, atomic number 47
Narrowercoin silverA silver of the degree of purity established for making legal silver coins
BroaderconductorA substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
noble metalAny metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation
Substance ofargentiteA valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)
silvercoins made of silver
sterling silverA silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper
SpanishAg, número atómico 47, plata
CatalanAg, argent, nombre atòmic 47, plata
Adjectivesargenticrelating to compounds in which silver is bivalent
argentousrelating to compounds in which silver is univalent
silveryhaving the white lustrous sheen of silver
Verbssilvercoat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
English > silver: 12 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaningcoins made of silver.
Broaderprecious metalAny of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry
Substancessilver, Ag, atomic number 47A soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal
Spanishplata
Catalanargent, plata
English > silver: 12 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA light shade of grey.
Synonymsash grey, ash gray, silver grey, silver gray
Broadergray, grayness, grey, greynessA neutral achromatic color midway between white and black / black
Spanishgris ceniza
Catalangris cendra
Adjectivessilveryof lustrous grey
Verbssilvermake silver in color
silverturn silver
English > silver: 12 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningsilverware eating utensils.
Synonymflatware
Broadersilverwaretableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel
Spanishcuchillería, platería
Verbssilvercoat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam
English > silver: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition.
Synonymsilver medal
Broadertrophy, prizeSomething given as a token of victory
Spanishmedalla de plata
Catalanmedalla d'argent, medalla de plata
English > silver: 12 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcoat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"silver the necklace"
Broaderplatecoat with a layer of metal
Spanishplatear
Catalanargentar, platejar
Nounssilversilverware eating utensils
silvera soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal
English > silver: 12 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake silver in color.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Her worries had silvered her hair"
Broadercolor, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour inadd color to
Spanishplatear
Catalanargentar, platejar
Nounssilvera light shade of grey
English > silver: 12 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningTurn silver.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The man's hair silvered very attractively"
Broaderdiscolor, discolour, colour, colorchange color, often in an undesired manner
Spanishblanquear, platear
Catalanargentar, blanquejar, esblanqueir, platejar
Nounssilvera light shade of grey

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