English noun: gild
|1.||gild (group) a formal association of people with similar interests|
|Samples||He joined a golf club.|
They formed a small lunch society.
Men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today.
|Synonyms||club, guild, lodge, order, social club, society|
|Narrower (hyponym)||athenaeum, atheneum, boat club, bookclub, chapter, chess club, country club, frat, fraternity, glee club, golf club, hunt, hunt club, investors club, jockey club, racket club, rowing club, service club, slate club, sorority, turnverein, yacht club|
|Member holonym||club member|
English verb: gild
|1.||gild (creation) decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament|