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Definition 1: a deep yellow color - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where gold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an amber light illuminated the room
  • he admired the gold of her hair

Synonyms for gold in the sense of this definition

(gold is a kind of ...) yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

Definition 2: something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc. - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where gold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the child was as good as gold
  • she has a heart of gold

(gold is a kind of ...) the positive quality of being precious and beyond value

Definition 3: coins made of gold - [noun denoting possession]

(gold is a kind of ...) any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry

(gold is made of the substance ...) 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

Definition 4: great wealth - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where gold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold

(gold is a kind of ...) an abundance of material possessions and resources

Definition 5: 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 - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for gold in the sense of this definition

(gold is a kind of ...) any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation

(... is a kind of gold ) the particles and flakes (and sometimes small nuggets) of gold obtained in placer mining

(... is a kind of gold ) 22-karat gold from which guinea coins were made

(... is a kind of gold ) a gold alloy (at least 14 karat gold with silver or silver and cadmium) that has a green appearance

(... is a kind of gold ) 100 per cent gold

(... is made of the substance gold) an alloy of gold used in dentistry

(... is made of the substance gold) foil made of gold

(... is made of the substance gold) coins made of gold

(... is made of the substance gold) a very thin form of gold foil

(... is made of the substance gold) a silver-white mineral consisting of silver gold telluride; a source of gold in Australia and America

Definition 6: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • long aureate (or golden) hair
  • a gold carpet

Synonyms for gold in the sense of this definition

(gold is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

Definition 7: made from or covered with gold - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where gold or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gold coins
  • the gold dome of the Capitol
  • the golden calf
  • gilded icons

Synonyms for gold in the sense of this definition

(gold is similar to ...) containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal

"a metallic compound" "metallic luster" "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"

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