English adjective: gold
|1.||gold made from or covered with gold|
The gold dome of the Capitol.
The golden calf.
|2.||gold having the deep slightly brownish color of gold|
|Samples||Long aureate (or golden) hair.|
A gold carpet.
|Synonyms||aureate, gilded, gilt, golden|
English noun: gold
|1.||gold (possession) coins made of gold|
|Broader (hypernym)||precious metal|
|Substance holonym||atomic number 79, Au, gold|
|2.||gold (attribute) a deep yellow color|
|Samples||An amber light illuminated the room.|
He admired the gold of her hair.
|Broader (hypernym)||yellow, yellowness|
|3.||gold (substance) 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|
|Synonyms||atomic number 79, Au|
|Broader (hypernym)||noble metal|
|Narrower (hyponym)||24-karat gold, gold dust, green gold, guinea gold, pure gold|
|Substance meronym||dental gold, gold, gold foil, gold leaf, graphic tellurium, sylvanite|
|4.||gold (possession) great wealth|
|Samples||Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold.|
|Broader (hypernym)||riches, wealth|
|5.||gold (attribute) something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.|
|Samples||The child was as good as gold.|
She has a heart of gold.
|Broader (hypernym)||invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuableness|