silver

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1 silver /ˈsɪlvɚ/ noun
plural silvers
1 silver
/ˈsɪlvɚ/
noun
plural silvers
Learner's definition of SILVER
[noncount] : a soft grayish-white metal that is very valuable and is used to make jewelry, coins, knives, forks, etc.
[noncount] : objects (such as knives, forks, teapots, candlesticks, etc.) that are made of or covered with silver
[noncount] : coins that are made of silver
[count, noncount] : a shiny light gray color
2 silver /ˈsɪlvɚ/ adjective
2 silver
/ˈsɪlvɚ/
adjective
Learner's definition of SILVER
: made of silver
: of or relating to silver
[more silver; most silver] : having the whitish-gray color of silver
always used before a noun : of or relating to the 25th anniversary of an important event (such as a marriage)
compare diamond, golden

born with a silver spoon in your mouth

see born
3 silver /ˈsɪlvɚ/ verb
silvers; silvered; silvering
3 silver
/ˈsɪlvɚ/
verb
silvers; silvered; silvering
Learner's definition of SILVER
[+ object]
technical : to cover (something, such as a mirror) with a thin layer of silver or something that looks like silver
literary : to make (something) shine like silver

— silvered

adjective
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