Definitions of gold

  1. Money; riches; wealth.
  2. A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold.
  3. Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold.
  4. 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
  5. coins made of gold
  6. 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"
  7. A metallic element, constituting the most precious metal used as a common commercial medium of exchange. It has a characteristic yellow color, is one of the heaviest substances known ( specific gravity 19. 32), is soft, and very malleable and ductile. It is quite unalterable by heat, moisture, and most corrosive agents, and therefore well suited for its use in coin and jewelry. Symbol Au ( Aurum). Atomic weight 196. 7.
  8. A precious metallic element of a bright yellow color when pure, very heavy, soft, malleable, and ductile, used for coinage and jewelry; money; wealth; precious or pure quality.
  9. One of the precious metals much used for coin: money, riches: yellow, gold color.
  10. A yellow, precious metal; money.
  11. A precious metal of a yellow color, very heavy, ductile, and malleable; money made of this metal; hence, wealth.
  12. A precious metal of a yellow colour, the most valuable, ductile, malleable, and heaviest, except platina, of all the metals; money; riches; wealth; something genuine and of value; a bright yellow colour.
  13. One of the precious metals, of a bright yellow colour; money; riches; wealth.
  14. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; " long aureate ( or golden) hair"; " a gold carpet"
  15. made from or covered with gold; " gold coins"; " the gold dome of the Capitol"; " the golden calf"; " gilded icons"