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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
silver (noun)
1.
a white ductile very malleable metallic element that is capable of a high degree of polish, is chiefly monovalent in compounds, and has the highest thermal and electric conductivity of any substance - see element table
2.
silver as a commodity - the value of silver has risen
3.
coin made of silver
4.
articles (as hollowware or table flatware) made of or plated with silver , also similar articles and especially flatware of other metals (as stainless steel)
5.
a nearly neutral slightly brownish medium gray
6.
- coho
7.
a silver medal awarded as the second prize in a competiton
silver (adjective)
1.
made of silver
2.
resembling silver as
a) (1) having a white lustrous sheen
(2) of or tending towards the color silver - silver fur a silver gray
b) giving a soft resonant sound dulcet in tone
c) eloquently persuasive
3.
consisting of or yielding silver
4.
of, relating to, or characteristic of silver
5.
advocating the use of silver as a standard of currency
6.
of, relating to, or being a 25th anniversary or its celebration
silver (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to cover with silver (as by electroplating)
b) to coat with a substance (as a metal) resembling silver
2.
a) to give a luster to - silvery
b) to make white like silver
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
silver (adjective)
of the color gray
SYNONIMS:
argentine, grayish, leaden, pewter, silver, silvery, slate, slaty ( slatey), steely
RELATED WORDS:
achromatic, colorless, neutral; dirty, dull, faded, sad, washed-out; ashen, ashy, chalky, livid, mousy ( mousey), pale, palish, white, whitish; chocolate, dun, sandy, sepia; brindled ( brindle), grizzled, hoar, hoary
NEAR ANTONYMS:
ablaze, bright, deep, gay, rich; chromatic, colored; colorful, motley, multicolored, polychromatic, polychrome, varicolored, variegated
silver (noun)
eating and serving utensils
SYNONIMS:
flatware, silver, silverware
RELATED WORDS:
place setting, setting, setup; silver plate; cutlery; chopstick, fork, knife, spoon, tablespoon, teaspoon
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