see also: Gold
  • (RP) IPA: /ɡəʊld/, /ɡɔʊld/, /ɡɒʊld/
  • (America) enPR: gōld, IPA: /ɡoʊld/
  • (obsolete) IPA: /ɡuːld/


  1. (uncountable) A heavy yellow elemental metal of great value, with atomic number 79 and symbol Au.
  2. (countable or uncountable) A coin or coinage made of this material, or supposedly so.
  3. (countable) A deep yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
  4. (countable) The bullseye of an archery target.
  5. (countable) A gold medal.
    France has won three golds and five silvers.
  6. (figuratively) Anything or anyone that is very valuable.
  7. (slang, in the plural) A grill qual jewellery worn on front teeth made of gold.
Synonyms Adjective

gold (not comparable)

  1. Made of gold.
  2. Having the colour of gold.
  3. (of commercial services) Premium, superior.
Translations Translations Synonyms
  • (made of gold, having the colour of gold) golden

gold (golds, present participle golding; past and past participle golded)

  1. To pyrolyze or burn food until the color begins to change to a light brown, but not as dark as browning

gold (not comparable)

  1. (programming, of software) In a finished state, ready for manufacturing.

gold (not comparable)

  1. of or referring to a gold version of something

  • (British) IPA: /ɡəʊld/
  • (America) IPA: /ɡoʊld/
Proper noun
  1. Surname for a goldsmith or a rich man.

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