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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soft, heavy, yellow metal that is one of the chemical elements. It is often combined with other metals to make it harder and stronger. Gold is very valuable. (symbol: Au)
definition 2: a mixture of metals that contains gold and is used to make coins, jewelry, and decorations.
definition 3: something that is like gold in its beauty, goodness, or worth.
He has a heart of gold.
definition 4: a yellow color like that of gold.
Gold is the color of her long hair.
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: something that is like gold, contains gold, or is plated with gold.
The pirates buried a chest filled with gold coins.
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definition 2: having the color of gold.
He drives a gold sports car.
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definition 3: having sold more than a specific number of copies, usually one million.
The pop singer hung his first gold record on the wall in his living room.
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  • golden:
    being like gold in color or some other way.
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