Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gem

5 senses of gem

Sense 1
gem, treasure -- (art highly prized for its beauty or perfection)
       => art, fine art -- (the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art")

Sense 2
gem, gemstone, stone -- (a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones")
       => crystal -- (a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure)

Sense 3
jewel, gem -- (a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
muffin, gem -- (a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan)
       => quick bread -- (breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking)

Sense 5
jewel, gem, precious stone -- (a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry)
       => jewelry, jewellery -- (an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems))

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