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Definition 1: silverware eating utensils - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is a kind of ...) tableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel

Definition 2: a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is a kind of ...) something given as a token of victory

Definition 3: a light shade of grey - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is a kind of ...) a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

Definition 4: coins made of silver - [noun denoting possession]

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

(silver is made of the substance ...) a 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

Definition 5: a 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 - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

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

(silver is a kind of ...) a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat

(... is a kind of silver ) a silver of the degree of purity established for making legal silver coins

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

(... is made of the substance silver) a valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)

(... is made of the substance silver) a silver alloy with no more than 7.5% copper

Definition 6: make silver in color - [verb of change]

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

  • Her worries had silvered her hair

(silver is a kind of ...) add color to

"The child colored the drawings" "Fall colored the trees" "colorize black and white film"

Definition 7: turn silver - [verb of change]

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

  • The man's hair silvered very attractively

(silver is a kind of ...) change color, often in an undesired manner

"The shirts discolored"

Definition 8: coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam - [verb of contact]

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

  • silver the necklace

(silver is a kind of ...) coat with a layer of metal

"plate spoons with silver"

Definition 9: of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • silvery hair

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is similar to ...) having no hue

"neutral colors like black or white"

Definition 10: expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
  • silver speech

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is similar to ...) expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language

"articulate speech" "an articulate orator" "articulate beings"

Definition 11: having the white lustrous sheen of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap
  • repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen

Synonyms for silver in the sense of this definition

(silver is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 12: made from or largely consisting of silver - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • silver bracelets

(silver 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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