Definitions for gold

Definitions for (noun) gold

Main entry: amber, gold

Definition: a deep yellow color

Usage: an amber light illuminated the room; he admired the gold of her hair

Main entry: gold

Definition: something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.

Usage: the child was as good as gold; she has a heart of gold

Main entry: gold

Definition: great wealth

Usage: Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold--Ben Jonson

Main entry: gold

Definition: coins made of gold

Main entry: atomic number 79, Au, gold

Definition: a 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

Definitions for (adj) gold

Main entry: aureate, gold, golden, gilded, gilt

Definition: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

Usage: long aureate (or golden) hair; a gold carpet

Main entry: gold, golden, gilded

Definition: made from or covered with gold

Usage: gold coins; the gold dome of the Capitol; the golden calf; gilded icons

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