silver: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sil'vur), [key]
  1. consisting of, made of, or plated with silver.
  2. of or pertaining to silver.
  3. producing or yielding silver.
  4. resembling silver; silvery: the silver moon.
  5. clear and soft: silver sounds.
  6. eloquent; persuasive: a silver tongue.
  7. urging the use of silver as a currency standard: silver economists.
  8. indicating the twenty-fifth event of a series, as a wedding anniversary. See table under
  9. having the color silver: a silver dress.
  1. to coat with silver or some silverlike substance.
  2. to give a silvery color to.
  1. to become a silvery color.


Pronunciation: (sil'vur), [key]
  1. 1893–1963, U.S. rabbi, born in Lithuania.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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