Definition for gold

adjective as in golden

Strong matches

gilt, halcyon

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Example Sentences

True neutralizing-antibody assays, which are the gold standard, use a live SARS-CoV-2 virus, which means they have to be conducted in a specialized lab with heightened safety and security protocols.

From Fortune

In an Olympic event, an official’s mistake could send the wrong player or team home with the gold medal.

That said, fleeing into “safe haven” assets like gold or treasuries may be premature.

From Fortune

“The gold spigot hasn’t launched yet,” Sawtelle said of TikTok.

From Digiday

To ensure that the X chromosome was as accurate as possible, the researchers combined nanopore sequencing with results from a further two gold-standard sequencing technologies and approaches for mapping the genome.

In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.

And more than anything, I wanted a souvenir for my father, so I rolled him back, and he had gold teeth.

He headed west in 1860 for health reasons and to join the gold rush in Colorado.

As far as finally being acknowledged herself with that elusive Academy gold, well, Moore says she would not take it for granted.

While panning for gold, he made himself a large hat from the hides he had collected on his trip.

When she arrived she made a regular entry into the city in a coach all gold and glass, drawn by eight superb plumed horses.

On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.

A leather swordbelt, gold-embroidered at the edges, carried a long steel-halted rapier in a leather scabbard chaped with steel.

M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.

He accuses the latter of various illegal and crafty acts, among them sending contraband gold and jewels to Mexico.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gold, such as: gilt, halcyon, aureate, aurelian, auric, and auriferous.

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