Golden vs Engolden - What's the difference?

golden | engolden |


As verbs the difference between golden and engolden

is that golden is to become golden (in colour) while engolden is to render golden.

As an adjective golden

is made of, or relating to, gold.

golden

English

Alternative forms

* goulden (obsolete)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • 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.
    the Golden Horseshoe
  • Advantageous or very favourable.
  • This is a golden opportunity
  • Relating to a fiftieth anniversary.
  • It's not long until our golden wedding.

    Derived terms

    * golden age * golden-ager * golden Alexanders * golden anniversary * golden aster * golden balls * golden boot * golden boy * golden brown * golden calf * golden chain * golden club * golden contact * Golden Delicious * golden eagle * goldeneye * Golden Fleece * Golden Gate Bridge * golden girl * golden glow * golden goose * golden hamster * golden handcuffs * golden handshake * golden hello * Golden Horde * Golden Horn * Golden Horseshoe * golden jubilee * golden lion tamarin * golden mean * golden nematode * golden number * golden oldie * golden opinions * golden opportunity * golden oriole * golden parachute * golden perch * golden pheasant * golden plover * golden rectangle * golden retriever * golden rice * golden robin * goldenrod * golden rule * goldenseal * golden section * golden share * golden shiner * golden shower * golden staph * Golden State * golden syrup * golden ticket * golden triangle * golden wattle * golden wedding, golden wedding anniversary * golden years * silence is golden

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To become golden (in colour).
  • To make golden or like gold.
  • * 1994 , Marion H. Hedges, Iron City :
  • It goldened', as nothing else ' goldened , the commonplace countryside.

    engolden

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To render golden.
  • (chiefly, literary) To improve; to ameliorate.