Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “gold”

gold

noun [U]     /ɡəʊld/ NATURAL RESOURCES, FINANCE
a valuable metal that is traded, bought and sold, and is used by some governments as a currency: During difficult economic times, gold is considered to be a very safe investment. → See also spot gold
(Definition of gold noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of gold

Definitions of “gold” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

touch

an ability to do things in the stated, especially positive, way

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More