aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden(adj)
having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
"long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet"
golden, halcyon, prosperous(adj)
marked by peace and prosperity
"a golden era"; "the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
gold, golden, gilded(adj)
made from or covered with gold
"gold coins"; "the gold dome of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons"
"golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust"
suggestive of gold
"a golden voice"
golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous(adj)
presaging or likely to bring good luck
"a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
To become golden (in colour).
To make golden or like gold.
Made of, or relating to, gold.
She wore a golden crown.
Having a colour or other richness suggestive of gold.
Under a golden sun.
Marked by prosperity, creativity etc.
The Renaissance was a golden era.
Advantageous or very favourable.
This is a golden opportunity
Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
It's not long until our golden wedding.
Origin: From golden, a restored form (due to the noun gold) of earlier gulden, gylden, gilden, from gylden, from gulþīnaz, equivalent to . Cognate with gouden, gülden, golden, gylden. More at gold.
made of gold; consisting of gold
having the color of gold; as, the golden grain
very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions
Origin: [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden, AS. gylden, from gold. See Gold, and cf. Guilder.]
The City of Golden is a home rule municipality and the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Golden lies along Clear Creek at the edge of the foothills of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Founded during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush on 16 June 1859, the mining camp was originally named Golden City in honor of Thomas L. Golden. Golden City served as the capital of the provisional Territory of Jefferson from 1860 to 1861, and capital of the official Territory of Colorado from 1862 to 1867. In 1867, the territorial capital was moved about 12 miles east to Denver City. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the city population was 18,867 in 2010. The Colorado School of Mines, offering programs in engineering and science, is located in Golden. Also there are the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the National Earthquake Information Center, the Coors Brewing Company, CoorsTek, Spyderco, the American Mountaineering Center, and the Colorado Railroad Museum. It is the birthplace of the Jolly Rancher, a candy bought out by the Hershey Foods Corporation. Famous western showman William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody is buried nearby on Lookout Mountain.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[prob.: from folklore's ‘golden egg’] When used to describe a magnetic medium (e.g., golden disk, golden tape), describes one containing a tested, up-to-spec, ready-to-ship software version. Compare platinum-iridium. One may also “go gold”, which is the act of releasing a golden version. The gold color of many CDROMs is a coincidence; this term was well established a decade before CDROM distribution become common in the mid-1990s.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'golden' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2623
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'golden' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4311
Rank popularity for the word 'golden' in Adjectives Frequency: #352
The numerical value of golden in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of golden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He fishes well who uses a golden hook.
A golden tomb is useful only for the thieves!
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
The golden period of China's dama demand has passed.
Every right quote is a golden stair to enlightenment!
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Translations for golden
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- daurada, daurat, d'orCatalan, Valencian
- χρυσαφένιος, χρυσόςGreek
- de oro, oro, doradoSpanish
- طلایی, زرینPersian
- kulta, tuhannen taalan, kultainenFinnish
- doré, en or, d'or, d'orFrench
- d'oro, dorato, d'oroItalian
- 黄金, ゴールデンJapanese
- aureus, inauratus, aurosus, aureumLatin
- gouden, goudkleurigDutch
- gyllen, gyldenNorwegian
- złocisty, złoty, wielkiPolish
- dourado, [[de]] [[ouro]]Portuguese
- din aur, de aur, prosper, favorabil, auriu, norocos, auritRomanian
- золотой, золотистыйRussian
- златан, zlatanSerbo-Croatian
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