Associations to the word «Gold»


GOLD, noun. (uncountable) A heavy yellow elemental metal of great value, with atomic number 79 and symbol Au.
GOLD, noun. (countable) A coin made of this material, or supposedly so.
GOLD, noun. (countable) A bright yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
GOLD, noun. (countable) The bullseye of an archery target.
GOLD, noun. (countable) A gold medal.
GOLD, noun. (figuratively) Anything or anyone considered to be very valuable.
GOLD, noun. (gaming) Miscellaneous unit of currency in fantasy genre.
GOLD, adjective. Made of gold.
GOLD, adjective. Having the colour of gold.
GOLD, adjective. (of commercial services) Premium, superior.
GOLD, verb. To pyrolyze or burn food until the color begins to change to a light brown, but not as dark as browning
GOLD, adjective. (programming) (of software) In a finished state, ready for manufacturing.
GOLD, adverb. Of or referring to a gold version of something
GOLD, proper noun. A surname​.
GOLD AMALGAM, noun. A mineral, found in Columbia and California, composed of gold and mercury.
GOLD BRIDGE, noun. An escape route.
GOLD BUG, noun. (finance) A person with a particularly great enthusiasm for investing in gold (the metal).
GOLD BUG, noun. (economics) A person that is opposed to fiat currency and supports return to the gold standard
GOLD BUG, noun. A person that physically collects gold items
GOLD BUGS, noun. Plural of gold bug
GOLD COAST, proper noun. A city in southeast Queensland, Australia
GOLD COAST, proper noun. (historical) A former British colony in Africa, consisting of what is now Ghana
GOLD COIN, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see gold,‎ coin.
GOLD COIN, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) (informal) A one-dollar or two-dollar coin.
GOLD COINS, noun. Plural of gold coin
GOLD DIGGER, noun. Someone who digs or mines for gold.
GOLD DIGGER, noun. (idiom) (pejorative) A person (usually female) who cultivates a personal relationship in order to attain wealth.
GOLD DIGGERS, noun. Plural of gold digger
GOLD DUST, noun. Gold in the form of very small pieces, or flour gold.
GOLD DUST, noun. (figuratively) Anything of great value.
GOLD DUST, noun. Aurinia saxatilis
GOLD FARMER, noun. (online games) A person who plays an online game to resell in game currency and items for profit outside of the game; one who engages in gold farming.
GOLD FARMERS, noun. Plural of gold farmer
GOLD FARMING, noun. (online games) The business of farming/grinding for in-game currency (gold in many games) and items in massively multiplayer online games for for-profit resale outside of the game.
GOLD FARMING, verb. Present participle of gold farm
GOLD FEVER, noun. (literally) A feverish obsession with seeking gold ore.
GOLD FEVER, noun. (figuratively) An excessive profit craving.
GOLD GENERAL, noun. (shogi) A piece in shogi.
GOLD GENERALS, noun. Plural of gold general
GOLD LEAF, noun. Gold beaten into a thin sheet.
GOLD MASTER, noun. The finished version of a software program, which is sent for duplication onto physical media to be distributed.
GOLD MASTERS, noun. Plural of gold master
GOLD MEDAL, noun. A medal made of, or having the colour of, gold, used as a prize for winning
GOLD MEDAL, noun. (by extension) Finishing in first position, winning
GOLD MEDALIST, noun. Someone who has received a gold medal
GOLD MEDALISTS, noun. Plural of gold medalist
GOLD MEDALLIST, noun. Alternative form of gold medalist
GOLD MEDALLISTS, noun. Plural of gold medallist
GOLD MEDALS, noun. Plural of gold medal
GOLD MINE, noun. ​A mine for gold ore or metal.
GOLD MINE, noun. (idiomatic) A very profitable economic venture.
GOLD MINE, noun. (idiomatic) A plentiful stockpile of something sought after.
GOLD MINES, noun. Plural of gold mine
GOLD OCHRE, noun. A dark yellowish color, a yellowish shade of ochre or olive.
GOLD PIECE, noun. (numismatics) A gold coin.
GOLD PIECE, noun. (gaming) A common unit of currency in many fantasy role-playing games.
GOLD PIECES, noun. Plural of gold piece
GOLD PLATE, noun. Used other than as an idiom. a plate made of, or coloured gold
GOLD PLATE, noun. A thin layer of gold applied to the surface of an object, often by an electrolytic method
GOLD PLATE, verb. To apply gold plate to an object, to plate with gold
GOLD PLATE, verb. (idiomatic) (of projects) to incorporate costly or otherwise excessive features or refinements unnecessarily, to over engineer
GOLD PLATE, verb. (of laws, regulations, etc) to embellish, to extend beyond its intended scope, especially so as to become stifling, or rigid and inflexible
GOLD PLATED, adjective. Alternative spelling of gold-plated
GOLD PLATED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of gold plate
GOLD PLATES, noun. Plural of gold plate
GOLD PLATES, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gold plate
GOLD PLATING, verb. Present participle of gold plate
GOLD RUSH, noun. Any period of feverish migration into an area in which gold has been discovered
GOLD RUSH, noun. A cocktail made from bourbon, honey, lemon juice
GOLD RUSHES, noun. Plural of gold rush
GOLD SOLDER, noun. A kind of solder, often containing twelve parts of gold, two of silver, and four of copper.
GOLD STANDARD, noun. (economics) A monetary system where the value of circulating money is linked to the value of gold.
GOLD STANDARD, noun. (idiomatic) A test or measure of comparison that is considered ultimate or ideal.
GOLD STANDARDS, noun. Plural of gold standard
GOLD TOP, noun. Channel Island milk.

Dictionary definition

GOLD, noun. Coins made of gold.
GOLD, noun. A deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair".
GOLD, 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.
GOLD, noun. Great wealth; "Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson.
GOLD, noun. Something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.; "the child was as good as gold"; "she has a heart of gold".
GOLD, adjective. Made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons".
GOLD, adjective. Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet".

Wise words

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