Green vs Gold - What's the difference?

green | gold |


As a proper noun green

is .

As an adjective green

is (politics) of, or pertaining, to a green party.

As a noun gold is

forest.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

green

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having green as its color.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The day was cool and snappy for August, and the Rise all green with a lavish nature. Now we plunged into a deep shade with the boughs lacing each other overhead, and crossed dainty, rustic bridges over the cold trout-streams, the boards giving back the clatter of our horses' feet:
  • (label) Of people.
  • # Sickly, unwell.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • to look so green and pale
  • # Inexperienced.
  • #* Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
  • I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my grey hairs.
  • # or unaware of obvious facts.
  • # Overcome with envy.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-05-10
  • , author=Audrey Garric, volume=188, issue=22, page=30, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Urban canopies let nature bloom , passage=As towns continue to grow, replanting vegetation has become a form of urban utopia and green roofs are spreading fast. Last year 1m square metres of plant-covered roofing was built in France, as much as in the US, and 10 times more than in Germany, the pioneer in this field.}}
  • (label) Of things.
  • # (cricket) Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture.
  • # (label) Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.“unsmoked bacon used to be called green bacon, though the term is losing currency” Delia Online: Bacon, including gammon
  • # (label) Not fully roasted; half raw.
  • #* (Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • We say the meat is green when half roasted.
  • # Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.
  • # Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • (label) High or too high in acidity.
  • Full of life and vigour; fresh and vigorous; new; recent.
  • * (Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • as valid against such an old and beneficent government as againstthe greenest usurpation
  • (Philippines) describing something with a sexual connotation
  • (particle physics) Having a color charge of green.
  • Synonyms

    * raw, unprocessed, unsmoked * tart * See also * See also

    Antonyms

    * (having green as its colour) nongreen, ungreen * processed, smoked, spiced * cloy, sweet

    Derived terms

    (green) * blue-green * * Board of Green Cloth * common green lacewing * engreen * evergreen * go green * the grass is always greener on the other side * greater green leafbird * great green macaw * green accounting * green acres * greenage * green alga * green and pale, green and wan * green apron * green about the gills, green around the gills * green arrow * green ash * green audit * greenback * green-backed firecrown * green bag, green-bag * green baize * green ban * green bass * (Green Bay) * green bean * green-bed * (Greenbelt) * green belt, greenbelt * Green Beret * green bice * green-bind * green bird * green-black * green blights * green-blue * green-bone, greenbone * green-bottle, greenbottle, greenbottle fly * green-book * green box * green brass * green brier, greenbrier * green broom * green bug * green burial * green butter * green card * green-charge * green cheese * green Christmas * green cloth, greencloth * green coat, green-coat * green-cod * green coffer * green con * green copperas * green cormorant * green corn * green crab * green crop * green cross * Green Cross Code * green curtain * green diallage * green dolphin * green dragon * green drake * green drops * green earth * green ebony * greened * green eel * green endive * green energy * greener * Green Erin * greenery * greenery-yallery * green-eyed * green fallow * green fat * greenfeed * green fever * green field, greenfield, green fields * green fillet * greenfinch * green fingers * green-finned * green fire * green-fish * greenflag * green flash * green fluorescent protein * green-fly, greenfly * green frog * green fund * greengage * green gate * green gill * green-gill, green-gilled * green ginger * green gland * green glass * Green Goddess * green gold * green-gold * green-golden * green goods * green goose * green gown * green grasshopper * green-gray, green-grey * green grosbeak * green hand, greenhand * green hastings * green head, greenhead * greenheart * green heron * greenhew * green hide, green-hide, greenhide * greenhorn * greenie * green in earth * greening * green investing * green iodide of mercury * green iron ore * greenish * the Green Island, the Green Isle * Green Jackets * green jaundice * green-jerkin * green jersey * greenkin * green label * green labeling, green labelling * Greenland * green laver * green lead ore * green leaf lettuce * green leech * green leek, green-leek, greek-leek parrot * greenlet * green light * Green Line * greenling * green linnet * Green Linnets * green lizard * green looper * green-louse * greenly * * green mamba * green man * greenman * greenmans * green manure * green marble * greenmarket * green mineral * green monkey * (Green Mountains) * Green Mountain State * green mustard * greenness * green oak * green old age * green onion * green out * green oyster * green paper * Green Party * green party * (Greenpeace) * green-peak, green-peek * green pea * green pepper * green peril * green pigeon * green-plot * green plover * green-pollack * green pound * green racer * green ray * green revolution * green ribbon * (Green River) * Green River Ordinance * green road * green rod * green room, green-room, greenroom * green rose * green rushes * green salad * green salt of Magnus * green-salted * green sand * green-sand, greensand * green sauce, greensauce * green sea * green-seal * green seaweed * greenshank * green-shaving * greenship * greenshoe option * green sickness, green-sickness, greensickness * green-side * green-sleeves * (Greensleeves) * green slip * green sloke * green snake * green snow * green soap * greensome * green-soil * green space * greenspeak * green-staff * greenstick fracture * green stocks * green-stone, greenstone * greenstrip * Green Striper * green-stuff, greenstuff * green swallow * greensward * green syrup * green table * green-tail * greentailing * green tar * green tea * greenth * green thumb * green top * green-tree ant * green turtle * green 'un * green vitriol * greenware * green water * greenwash * greenwashing * green wax, greenwax * green way, greenway * greenweed * green-wellie * green-wing * green-winged * green withe * green with envy * greenwood * green woodpecker * green-wort * greeny * green-yard, greenyard * green-yellow * in green * in the green tree * keep the bones green * lesser green leafbird * little green man * not as green as one is cabbage-looking * red-and-green macaw * sengreen * silgreen, sillgreen * something green in one's eye * still-green * ungreen * verigreen * yellow-green

    References

    Noun

    (wikipedia green) (en noun)
  • The colour of growing foliage, as well as other plant cells containing chlorophyll; the colour between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum; one of the primary additive colour for transmitted light; the colour obtained by subtracting red and blue from white light using cyan and yellow filters.
  • (politics, sometimes capitalised) A member of a green party; an environmentalist.
  • (golf) A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.
  • (bowls) The surface upon which bowls is played.
  • (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 3 points.
  • (British) a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.
  • A grassy plain; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage.
  • * Milton
  • o'er the smooth enamelled green
  • (mostly, in plural) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths.
  • * Alexander Pope
  • In that soft season when descending showers / Call forth the greens , and wake the rising flowers.
  • Any substance or pigment of a green colour.
  • (British, slang, uncountable) marijuana.
  • (US, uncountable) Money.
  • (particle physics) One of the three color charges for quarks.
  • Synonyms

    * (environmentalist) environmentalist, greenbody greenie (Australian) treehugger * (green vegetables) veg (informal) * (putting green) putting green * (surface on which bowls is played) bowling green

    Derived terms

    * advanced green * almond green, almond-green * antigreen * apple green, apple-green * ay-green * Berlin green * Bermuda green, Bermuda-green * bice green * bladder green, bladder-green * bleaching green, bleaching-green * bottle green, bottle-green * bowling green, bowling-green * bronze green, bronze-green * Brunswick green Brunswick-green * cedar green, cedar-green * celandine green, celandine-green * chrome green, chrome-green * crown green * deep green, deep-green * emerald green, emerald-green * fair green * forest green, forest-green * gaudy-green * grape green, grape-green * grass green, grass-green * green-blind * green fee, greens fee * greengrocer * greenhouse * green-keeper, greenkeeper, greenskeeper * greenless * greenside * greensman * greenwash * green with envy * Gretna Green * Guignet's green * Hungary green, Hungary-green * hunter green, hunter's green * in the green * Jack-in-the-green * jade green, jade-green * jungle green, jungle-green * kelly green, kelly-green * Kendal green * Kensal Green * leek green, leek-green * lettuce green, lettuce-green * light green, light-green * lime green, lime-green * Lincoln green * little green man * long green * Marina green, Marina-green * mineral green, mineral-green * mitis green * Monastral Green * mondegreen * moss green, moss-green * mountain green, mountain-green * Nile green, Nile-green * olive green, olive-green * on the green * overgreen * Paris green * parrot green, parrot-green * pea green, pea-green * pistachio green, pistachio-green * Prussian green, Prussian-green * putting green, putting-green * red-green colorblindness, red-green colour blindness * regreen * RGB * rifle-green * rub of the green, rub on the green * Russian green, Russian-green * sage-green * sap-green * Saxon green, Saxon-green * Scheele's green * schweinfurt green * sea green, sea-green * see any green in one's eye * Spanish green, Spanish-green * spring green * town green * turquoise green, turquoise-green * Veronese green, Veronese-green * Vienna green * village green * vine-leaf green, vine-leaf-green

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.
  • * Thomson
  • Great spring before greened all the year.
  • To become or grow green in colour.
  • (Tennyson)
    By greening slope and singing flood. — Whittier.
  • To add greenspaces to (a town).
  • To become environmentally aware.
  • To make (something) environmentally friendly.
  • Synonyms

    * engreen

    Derived terms

    * greenable * greening

    See also

    * biliverdin * chlorophyll * paloverde * salad days * salsa verde * secondary colour * terre verte * thallium * thallus * verdant * verdigris * verdin * verditer * verdure * verjuice * vert * vireo * virescent * virid * viridescent *

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    gold

    English

    Alternative forms

    * gould (obsolete)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) . More at yellow.

    Noun

  • (uncountable) A heavy yellow elemental metal of great value, with atomic number 79 and symbol Au.
  • (countable) A coin made of this material, or supposedly so.
  • (countable) A bright yellow colour, resembling the metal gold.
  • (countable) The bullseye of an archery target.
  • (countable) A gold medal.
  • France has won three golds and five silvers.
  • (figuratively) Anything or anyone considered to be very valuable.
  • * 2010 , Paul Hendy, Who Killed Simon Peters?
  • Now obviously this meant that I went over my allotted time, but the theatre management didn't mind because I was giving them comedy gold and that's what gets bums on seats.
  • * 2012 , Victor Pemberton, Leo's Girl
  • Marge Quincey didn't deserve a husband like his dad. He was pure gold , and she wasn't worth a light beside him.
    Synonyms
    * when used as a food colouring
    Derived terms
    * all that glisters is not gold, all that glitters is not gold * argental gold * * cloth of gold * colloidal gold * colored gold, coloured gold * dead gold * dentist gold * ducat gold * eka-gold * Etruscan gold * fairy gold * filled gold * fool's gold * go for the gold * go gold * gold album * gold-amalgam * gold-balls * gold-bank * gold basket * gold-beater, goldbeater * gold-beating * gold bee * gold beetle * gold beryl * gold blocking * gold-bob * gold bond * gold-book * gold braid * gold-breasted trumpeter * gold brick, gold-brick, goldbrick * gold-bricker * gold-bricking * gold bug * gold bullion * gold bullion standard * gold-capped weaver bird * gold-carp * gold certificate * gold-chain * gold chalcogenide * gold chloride * gold clause * gold cloth * gold-color, gold-colour * gold-copper ore * goldcrest * gold-crested wren * gold-cups * gold currency * gold-dig * gold-digger * gold-digging * gold disc, gold disk * gold-dredge, gold-dredger * gold-dredging * gold-driver * gold-drop * gold-dropper * gold dust * gold-dusty * golden * gold exchange * gold farmer * gold farming * gold-fever * gold-field, goldfield * goldfielder * gold-filled * gold-film, gold-film glass * goldfinch * gold-finder * goldfinny * goldfish * Gold Fixing * gold flat * gold-flower * gold-flux * gold foil, gold-foil * gold-fringe * gold halide * gold-hammer * gold-head * gold-heart * gold-hunger * gold hydrazide * goldilocks, * goldish * goldite * gold-knap, gold-knop, gold-knops * gold-laced * gold leaf, gold-leaf * goldless * gold-like * gold-lily * gold-lip * gold medal * gold medalist/gold medallist * gold-mill * gold mine, gold-mine * gold-mining * gold-mohr, gold-mohur * * gold-mouthed * gold-note * gold of Bruges * gold of Genoa * gold of pleasure * gold of Venice * gold-pan * gold pentafluoride * gold plate, gold-plate * gold-plated * gold-plating * gold point * gold-powder * gold-purple * gold-quartz * gold-rain * gold record * gold reserve * gold robin * gold rush, gold-rush * gold salt * gold-sand * gold-shell * gold-shrub * goldsinny * gold-size * gold-skin * goldsmith * goldsmithery * gold-solder * gold sovereign * gold-spangle * goldspink * gold-spot * gold standard * gold stick, gold-stick * gold-stone, goldstone * gold swift * gold-tail, gold-tail moth * gold telluride * gold therapy * gold-thirst * gold-thread, goldthread * gold-tipped * gold tooth * gold top * gold trichloride * gold value * gold-washed * gold-washer * gold window * gold-work, gold-works * goldy * * green gold * heart of gold * jeweler's gold, jeweller's gold * (Kolar Gold Fields) * leprous gold * make a gold * Mannheim gold * mock gold * mosaic gold * old gold * potable gold * red gold * rhodium-gold * rolled gold * rose gold * shell gold * spangle gold * strike gold * telluric gold * telluride of gold and silver * white gold

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Made of gold.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=2 , passage=Sunning himself on the board steps, I saw for the first time Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke.
  • Having the colour of gold.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1927, author= F. E. Penny
  • , chapter=4, title= Pulling the Strings , passage=Soon after the arrival of Mrs. Campbell, dinner was announced by Abboye. He came into the drawing room resplendent in his gold'-and-white turban. […] His cummerbund matched the turban in ' gold lines.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=3 citation , passage=Here the stripped panelling was warmly gold and the pictures, mostly of the English school, were mellow and gentle in the afternoon light.}}
  • (label) Premium, superior.
  • Synonyms
    * (having the colour of gold) golden

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To pyrolyze or burn food until the color begins to change to a light brown, but not as dark as browning
  • See also

    * arsenic * auramine * aurata * aurate * aurated * aureate * aureation * aureity * aurelia * aurelian * aureola * aureole * aureoled * aureolin * aureoline * aureomycin * aureus * aurian * auric * auricomous * auride * auriferous * aurifex * aurific * aurification * aurify * aurigraphy * aurin * auriphrygiate * aurivorous * auro- * aurous * aurulent * aurum * chryselephantine * chryso- * kincob * Midas * or * ormolu * oroide * orphrey * orpiment * philosopher’s stone * zari * (trans-bottom)

    Etymology 2

    From (gold master), a copy of the code certified as being ready for release.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (programming, of software) In a finished state, ready for manufacturing.
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  • Adverb

    (-)
  • of or referring to a gold version of something
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