Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gild

1 sense of gild

Sense 1
gild, begild, engild -- (decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold)
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Antonyms of adj gilded

4 senses of gilded

Sense 1
aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden -- (having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet")

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Sense 2
gilded, meretricious, specious -- (based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument")

INDIRECT (VIA insincere) -> sincere -- (open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship")

Sense 3
deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous -- (rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms")

INDIRECT (VIA rich) -> poor -- (characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town")

Sense 4
gold, golden, gilded -- (made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons")

INDIRECT (VIA metallic) -> nonmetallic, nonmetal -- (not containing or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "nonmetallic elements")

Similarity of adj gilded

4 senses of gilded

Sense 1
aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden -- (having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet")
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

Sense 2
gilded, meretricious, specious -- (based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious praise"; "a meretricious argument")
       => insincere (vs. sincere) -- (lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere")

Sense 3
deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous -- (rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms")
       => rich (vs. poor) -- (suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display")

Sense 4
gold, golden, gilded -- (made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons")
       => metallic (vs. nonmetallic), metal (prenominal) -- (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"- Ambrose Bierce)

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