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

5 senses of silver

Sense 1
silver, Ag, atomic number 47 -- (a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography)
       => noble metal -- (any metal that is resistant to corrosion or oxidation)
       => conductor -- (a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat)

Sense 2
silver -- (coins made of silver)
       => precious metal -- (any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry)

Sense 3
ash grey, ash gray, silver, silver grey, silver gray -- (a light shade of grey)
       => gray, grayness, grey, greyness -- (a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black)

Sense 4
flatware, silver -- (silverware eating utensils)
       => silverware -- (tableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel)

Sense 5
silver medal, silver -- (a trophy made of silver (or having the appearance of silver) that is usually awarded for winning second place in a competition)
       => trophy, prize -- (something given as a token of victory)

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

3 senses of silver

Sense 1
silver -- (coat with a layer of silver or a silver amalgam; "silver the necklace")
       => plate -- (coat with a layer of metal; "plate spoons with silver")

Sense 2
silver -- (make silver in color; "Her worries had silvered her hair")
       => color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in -- (add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film")

Sense 3
silver -- (turn silver; "The man's hair silvered very attractively")
       => discolor, discolour, colour, color -- (change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored")

Antonyms of adj silver

4 senses of silver

Sense 1
silver -- (made from or largely consisting of silver; "silver bracelets")

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

Sense 2
silver, silvern, silvery -- (having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Sense 3
argent, silver, silvery, silverish -- (of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair")

INDIRECT (VIA achromatic) -> chromatic -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

Sense 4
eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken -- (expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech")

INDIRECT (VIA articulate) -> inarticulate, unarticulate -- (without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry")

Similarity of adj silver

4 senses of silver

Sense 1
silver -- (made from or largely consisting of silver; "silver bracelets")
       => 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
silver, silvern, silvery -- (having the white lustrous sheen of silver; "a land of silver (or silvern) rivers where the salmon leap"; "repeated scrubbings have given the wood a silvery sheen")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Sense 3
argent, silver, silvery, silverish -- (of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair")
       => achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Sense 4
eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken -- (expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively; "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech")
       => articulate (vs. inarticulate) -- (expressing yourself easily or characterized by clear expressive language; "articulate speech"; "an articulate orator"; "articulate beings")

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