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My favorite way to cook trout is whole, bone-in, on the grill. The fish are stuffed with sliced lemons and herb sprigs, brushed with oil, and cooked over fairly hot coals until the skin is crisp and the flesh is moist and flaky. Go ahead and gild the lily by adding a sauce.
Tom Douglas

Meaning of "gild" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GILD

Old English gyldan, from goldgold; related to Old Norse gylla, Middle High German vergülden.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GILD

gild  [ɡɪld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gild is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb gild in English.

WHAT DOES GILD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gild in the English dictionary

The first definition of gild in the dictionary is to cover with or as if with gold. Other definition of gild is to give a falsely attractive or valuable appearance to. Gild is also to smear with blood.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GILD

PRESENT

Present
I gild
you gild
he/she/it gilds
we gild
you gild
they gild
Present continuous
I am gilding
you are gilding
he/she/it is gilding
we are gilding
you are gilding
they are gilding
Present perfect
I have gilded
you have gilded
he/she/it has gilded
we have gilded
you have gilded
they have gilded
Present perfect continuous
I have been gilding
you have been gilding
he/she/it has been gilding
we have been gilding
you have been gilding
they have been gilding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I gilded
you gilded
he/she/it gilded
we gilded
you gilded
they gilded
Past continuous
I was gilding
you were gilding
he/she/it was gilding
we were gilding
you were gilding
they were gilding
Past perfect
I had gilded
you had gilded
he/she/it had gilded
we had gilded
you had gilded
they had gilded
Past perfect continuous
I had been gilding
you had been gilding
he/she/it had been gilding
we had been gilding
you had been gilding
they had been gilding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will gild
you will gild
he/she/it will gild
we will gild
you will gild
they will gild
Future continuous
I will be gilding
you will be gilding
he/she/it will be gilding
we will be gilding
you will be gilding
they will be gilding
Future perfect
I will have gilded
you will have gilded
he/she/it will have gilded
we will have gilded
you will have gilded
they will have gilded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been gilding
you will have been gilding
he/she/it will have been gilding
we will have been gilding
you will have been gilding
they will have been gilding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would gild
you would gild
he/she/it would gild
we would gild
you would gild
they would gild
Conditional continuous
I would be gilding
you would be gilding
he/she/it would be gilding
we would be gilding
you would be gilding
they would be gilding
Conditional perfect
I would have gild
you would have gild
he/she/it would have gild
we would have gild
you would have gild
they would have gild
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been gilding
you would have been gilding
he/she/it would have been gilding
we would have been gilding
you would have been gilding
they would have been gilding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you gild
we let´s gild
you gild
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to gild
Past participle
gilded
Present Participle
gilding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILD


build
bɪld
child
tʃaɪld
detailed
ˈdiːteɪld
failed
feɪld
filled
fɪld
fulfilled
fʊlˈfɪld
Fylde
faɪld
grandchild
ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld
grilled
ɡrɪld
guild
ɡɪld
mild
maɪld
oiled
ɔɪld
rebuild
riːˈbɪld
Rothschild
ˈrɒθtʃaɪld
skilled
skɪld
spoiled
spɔɪld
thrilled
θrɪld
tiled
ˈtaɪld
wild
waɪld
Wilde
waɪld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILD

gilbert
Gilbert and George
Gilbert Islands
Gilbertian
Gilbertine
gild the lily
gilded cage
gilden
gilder
gildhall
gilding
gildsman
gildsmen
gildswoman
gildswomen
Gilead
Gileadite
Giles
gilet
gilgai

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILD

brainchild
Christ Child
custom-build
foster child
godchild
great-grandchild
inner child
Kriemhild
love child
man-child
Moon Child
moonchild
new build
new-build
only child
poster child
stepchild
the wild
wild child
with child

Synonyms and antonyms of gild in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GILD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «gild» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of gild

Translation of «gild» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILD

Find out the translation of gild to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gild from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gild» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

镀金
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dorar
570 millions of speakers

English

gild
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सोने का मुलम्मा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طلى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

позолотить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dourar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চক্চকে করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dorer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gild
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vergolden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

金ぱくをはる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도금하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gild
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mạ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தங்க மெருகிடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिल्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yaldızlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dorare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

osłodzić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

позолотити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

auri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χρυσώνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gilde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förgylla
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gild
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gild

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILD»

The term «gild» is regularly used and occupies the 64.932 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gild

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3 QUOTES WITH «GILD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gild.
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Tom Douglas
My favorite way to cook trout is whole, bone-in, on the grill. The fish are stuffed with sliced lemons and herb sprigs, brushed with oil, and cooked over fairly hot coals until the skin is crisp and the flesh is moist and flaky. Go ahead and gild the lily by adding a sauce.
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John C. McGinley
If you can figure out where you fit into any particular story, you'll be okay. When you're not quite sure where you fit in, you try to be too many parts of the story. You gild the lily. I see it all the time.
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Susanna Moodie
Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILD»

Discover the use of gild in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gild and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History
Bristol, burgesses not members of gild at, i. 69. tolsey (town-hall) at, i. 82. tolsey and gild-hall co-existent at, i. 82. distinction between gild and ' com- munitas' in records of, i. 101 ; ii. 354- dissensions at (1312-16), i. 11o. privileges of tailors at, i .
Charles Gross, 1890
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Cambridge Gild Records
Mary Bateson, William Cunningham. believe that the Gild of St Mary was in reality a merchant gild that had taken on the aspect of the religious gild. The idea, though in all likelihood it is mistaken, is not one that can be dismissed quite lightly.
Mary Bateson, William Cunningham, 1903
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Two Thousand Years of Gild Life: Or, An Outline of the ...
Or, An Outline of the History and Development of the Gild System from Early Times, with Special Reference to Its Application to Trade and Industry; Together with a Full Account of the Gilds and Trading Companies of Kingston-upon-Hull, from ...
Joseph Malet Lambert, 1891
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A Practical Grammar of the Scottish Gaelic ...
Singular. Plural. 1 . Oram (orum) let me gild. 2. O'a* (or). 3. Oradh e, (orugh e). Na h-bram, (na hor'um). &c. 1. Oramaid, (6ra-micA) let us gild. 2. Oraibh (fir'uv). 3. Oradh iad, (6r'ugh ISt). fe< me not gild, &c. INDICATIVE. Past tense. , I an d' Or mi  ...
James Munro, 1843
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Piety, Fraternity, and Power: Religious Gilds in Late ...
Location Gild Evidence No 1st Last Burn WR St Katherine Gild testamentary 3 1482 1483 Burneston NR St Mary Gild Certificates - 1548 - Burnsall WR St Anthony Gild testamentary 1 1472 - St Robert Gild testamentary 1 1472 - Burstwick ER St ...
David J. F. Crouch, 2000
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Five Hundred Useful and Amusing Experiments in Chemistry, ...
An amalgam of gold and mercury for wash-gilding, To gild an alloy, .... To wash- gild iron or steel, To gild iron or steel by ether and gold, To burnish-gild wood or metal. Oil-size for gilding in oil, To oil-gild wood, metal, or stone, To gild paper or  ...
George G. Carey, 1825
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Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a ...
Second, some wives, especially those who belonged to the gild without their husbands, were strong supporters of the cause. Through their husbands, Agnes Bugge and Idonea Hatton contributed very large sums to the taxatio voluntaria, ...
Judith M. Bennett, 1996
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Thirteenth Century England V: Proceedings of the Newcastle ...
surname associated with them in the gild list. In the 1319 foreign gild list, for example, we find a member named Robert le Levere de Newport.36 In the 1327 lay subsidy for Newport, a small town located seventeen miles from Shrewsbury, we ...
Peter R. Coss, Simon D. Lloyd, 1995
9
St. Anthony's Hall, York: A History and Architectural ...
once referred as " the Paternoster in the English tongue as men say in the Play of York " was indeed the Play which was the special activity of this Paternoster Gild, as it certainly was within the next fifty years, then this Gild was in existence by ...
John Stanley Purvis, E. A. Gee, 1953
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Inward Purity and Outward Splendour: Death and Remembrance ...
communal chest.76 Crat®eld's records relate ®nancial transactions, but leave no information about gild membership, administration or interaction between gild, church and vicar. Personal concern for individual and corporate salvation seems  ...
Judith Middleton-Stewart, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gild is used in the context of the following news items.
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Trade of the Day: No. 1 Biotech Pick GILD on Sale
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) — I last covered GILD stock in the Trade of the Day on June 16. Since then, shares have fallen nearly 4%. «Investorplace.com, Jul 15»
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S&P 500 Analyst Moves: GILD
The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Gilead Sciences ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
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Notable Session Mover: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
A notable mover in today's trading session is Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) as the stock opened the most recent session at 115.00 and ... «Vanguard Tribune, Jul 15»
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Biotech Stocks Buzz - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Idera …
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) rose +0.37% to end last trading session at $113.36. The company, on June 03, 2015, released that the ... «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
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Stocks allocating their assets in the best manner: Gilead Sciences …
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was able to keep return on assets at 42.68% in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that ... «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
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Insider Trading Disclosures for July, 10th (FOLD, GAM, GHDX, GILD
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) COO John F. Milligan sold 100,000 shares of Gilead Sciences stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 7th. «sleekmoney, Jul 15»
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Gilead Sciences (GILD) Stock | More Signs Of Upcoming Bullish …
Today, we'll talk about some of the latest stories from GILD and why I think it's such a strong investment option. So, let's get right to it! «CNA Finance, Jul 15»
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Will Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Surprise Analysts?
Most recently Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) reported quarterly earnings of $2.89 for the quarter ending on 2015-06-30, yielding a ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
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Stocks with potential for strong ROE gains: Gilead Sciences, Inc …
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was able to keep return on equity at 92.95% in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that ... «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
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Active Stocks in Review: Gilead Sciences, (NASDAQ:GILD
Gilead Sciences, declared that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare approved the company's once daily oral tablet hepatitis C ... «wsnewspublishers, Jul 15»

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