(chemistry, 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.