(1) Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
"Long aureate (or golden) hair"
"A gold carpet"
(2) Made from or covered with gold
"The gold dome of the Capitol"
"The golden calf"
(3) A deep yellow color
"An amber light illuminated the room"
"He admired the gold of her hair"
(4) Something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
"The child was as good as gold"
"She has a heart of gold"
(5) Great wealth
"Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold"--Ben Jonson
(6) Coins made of gold
(7) A soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia