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

5 senses of gold

Sense 1
gold -- (coins made of gold)
       => precious metal -- (any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry)

Sense 2
amber, gold -- (a deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair")
       => yellow, yellowness -- (yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons)

Sense 3
gold, Au, atomic number 79 -- (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)
       => noble metal -- (any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation)

Sense 4
gold -- (great wealth; "Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson)
       => wealth, riches -- (an abundance of material possessions and resources)

Sense 5
gold -- (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")
       => invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuableness -- (the positive quality of being precious and beyond value)

Antonyms of adj gold

2 senses of gold

Sense 1
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")

Sense 2
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")

Similarity of adj gold

2 senses of gold

Sense 1
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)

Sense 2
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)

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