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    gold - Dictionary definition and meaning for word gold

    Definition
    (noun) coins made of gold Definition
    (noun) a deep yellow color
    Synonyms : amber
    Example Sentence
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : atomic number 79 , au
    Definition
    (noun) great wealth
    Example Sentence
    • Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold
    Definition
    (noun) something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
    Example Sentence
    • the child was as good as gold
    • she has a heart of gold
    Definition
    (adj) made from or covered with gold
    Synonyms : gilded , golden
    Example Sentence
    • gold coins
    • the gold dome of the Capitol
    • the golden calf
    • gilded icons
    Definition
    (adj) having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    Synonyms : aureate , gilded , gilt , golden
    Example Sentence
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
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