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Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Meaning of "gilt" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILT

gilt  [ɡɪlt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gilt is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb gilt in English.

WHAT DOES GILT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of gilt in the English dictionary

The first definition of gilt in the dictionary is gold or a substance simulating it, applied in gilding. Other definition of gilt is superficial or false appearance of excellence; glamour. Gilt is also a gilt-edged security.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GILT

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 gilt
you would gilt
he/she/it would gilt
we would gilt
you would gilt
they would gilt
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 gilt
you would have gilt
he/she/it would have gilt
we would have gilt
you would have gilt
they would have gilt
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 GILT


built
bɪlt
guilt
ɡɪlt
hilt
hɪlt
home-built
ˌhəʊmˈbɪlt
kilt
kɪlt
Kriemhild
ˈkriːmhɪlt
lilt
lɪlt
milt
mɪlt
overbuilt
ˌəʊvəˈbɪlt
quilt
kwɪlt
rebuilt
ˌriːˈbɪlt
scratchbuilt
ˈskrætʃˌbɪlt
silt
sɪlt
spilt
spɪlt
spoilt
spɔɪlt
stilt
stɪlt
tilt
tɪlt
unspoilt
ʌnˈspɔɪlt
Vanderbilt
ˈvændəbɪlt
wilt
wɪlt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILT

gillnetter
gillravage
gillravitch
Gillray
gills
gilly
gillyflower
gillyvor
Gilolo
gilpey
gilravage
gilravager
gilravitch
Gilsonite
gilt-edged
gilt-edged securities
gilt-edged stock
giltcup
gilthead
giltwood

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILT

brick-built
coach-built
crazy quilt
custom-built
full tilt
heavily built
in-built
jerry-built
jilt
parcel-gilt
patch quilt
patchwork quilt
powerfully built
purpose-built
self-built
silver-gilt
system built
to the hilt
upbuilt
well-built

Synonyms and antonyms of gilt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GILT»

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

Translation of «gilt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILT

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

Translator English - Chinese

镀金的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dorado
570 millions of speakers

English

gilt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिल्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مطلي بالذهب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

позолота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dourado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিলটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

doré
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gilt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vergoldet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

金ぱくの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

도금한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gilt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

heo nái tơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தங்க முலாம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिल्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yaldızlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dorato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pozłacany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

позолота
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aurit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επίχρυσο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

prima
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förgylld
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gilt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gilt

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILT»

The term «gilt» is very widely used and occupies the 8.123 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «gilt» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «gilt» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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5 QUOTES WITH «GILT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gilt.
1
P. T. Barnum
Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business. Large stores, gilt signs, flaming advertisements, will all prove unavailing if you or your employees treat your patrons abruptly. The truth is, the more kind and liberal a man is, the more generous will be the patronage bestowed upon him.
2
Bill Gross
Favouring employment versus the financial markets is a decent policy; certainly not beneficial for the currency or the gilt market, but beneficial for the people.
3
Tom Hooper
I think directors can become overly infatuated by gilt and gold, and the word 'lavish' and everything being magnificent.
4
Vitruvius
Quicksilver is used for many purposes; without it, neither silver nor brass can be properly gilt.
5
Mary Wollstonecraft
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILT»

Discover the use of gilt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gilt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gilt
In the court of King Henry VIII, nothing is free-- and love comes at the highest price of all.
Katherine Longshore, 2012
2
By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way ...
As they write about the day Gilt.com went live: “We had created a Web site that could potentially change the rules of retail…If shopping was traditionally a slow, leisurely activity…it would now be competitive, addictive, urgent, ...
Alexis Maybank, Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, 2012
3
Gilt
Sometimes funny, sometimes touching, Gilt asks some serious questions about money and love - and the price you can pay for both.
Stephen Greenhorn, Isabel Wright, Rona Munro, 2003
4
French Furniture and Gilt Bronzes: Baroque and Régence : ...
With its painstaking attention to detail, this volume is the definitive catalogue of the Getty Museum's collection of French Baroque furniture and will be of interest to scholars, conservators, and all students of French decorative arts.
Gillian Wilson, 2008
5
Gilt-Edged Market
The Central Gilts Office (CGO), part of the Bank of England, was merged with CREST in July 2000, so that equity, gilt and money market clearing now is conducted through one system.13 The CGO service was originally established in 1986 by ...
Moorad Choudhry, Graham "Harry" Cross, Jim Harrison, 2003
6
Buff Facings and Gilt Buttons: Staff and Headquarters ...
This book examines how the staff officers of Robert E. Lee's army were selected, trained and organized.
J. Boone Bartholomees, 1998
7
The Gilt-Edgedl Market (RLE Banking and Finance)
This book was written at a time when the market for government stocks in London, the gilt-edged market of the title, had undergone a period of rapid innovation in the forms of its instruments – index-linked stocks, variable rate stocks, ...
Jeremy Wormell, 2012
8
Irish Gilt: A Mystery Set at the University of Notre Dame
Detective Phil Knight teams up with his brother, Notre Dame professor Roger Knight, to investigate the theft of some valuable artifacts and the killing of a researcher, crimes that may be linked to a nineteenth-century theologian.
Ralph McInerny, 2005
9
The Repo Handbook
of these reference prices, which are bid-offer closing prices for each gilt reported to the Debt Management Office (DMO) at the close of business each day. The reference prices for conventional CREST/CGO stocks are based on the clean ...
Moorad Choudhry, 2010
10
The Gilt Kid
The Gilt Kid (first published in 1936) focuses on a convicted burglar and Communist sympathiser, freshly realeased from prison who wastes little time in plunging back to the London underworld, a milieu that few writers have depicted with ...
James Curtis, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gilt is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gov. Cuomo's Wage Board to mull fast food pay
... SEIU labor union, representing organized labor; Buffalo Mayor Bryon Brown, representing the public; and Gilt website founder Kevin Ryan for ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
2
MorningMoneyBeat Europe: Eurozone Leaders Agree Greek Deal
Ten-year Treasury yield higher at 2.43%, Bund yield higher at 0.95%, Gilt yield higher at 2.15%. What You May Have Missed on MoneyBeat. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
GILT hands out annual awards
Grand Island Little Theatre hosted its annual appreciation and awards night June 27 at College Park. The directors of each show handed out ... «Grand Island Independent, Jul 15»
4
Gilt pop-up store opens on Shelbyville Road
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Designer items from Kate Spade, Vera Wang and Missoni at prices up to 90% off. The Gilt Designer Outlet has ... «WHAS 11.com, Jul 15»
5
UK DMO names banks to run 40-year gilt syndication
LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) - The UK Debt Management Office named Citi, Lloyds, Royal Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Scotland as joint ... «London South East, Jul 15»
6
UK picks banks for its next syndicated Gilt
The UK Debt Management Office has announced which banks will be on its next bond syndication, a conventional Gilt with a maturity of at least ... «GlobalCapital, Jul 15»
7
Gilt.com pop-up store opens in Louisville
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - If you like to shop designer duds and save big bucks you will want to make your way to Saint Matthews. Gilt.com is returning to the ... «WAVE 3, Jul 15»
8
MarketsRosy Gilt run goes into reverse after budget
UK government bonds have slumped after the country cut its issuance targets far less than expected following George Osborne's budget. «Financial Times, Jul 15»
9
Gilt Designer Outlet returns to Louisville
Gilt.com Designer Outlet has popped back into Louisville for a month at Shelbyville Road Plaza, 4600 Shelbyville Road. The designer outlet ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
10
Women In Tech: GILT And GLAMSQUAD Co-Founder
From startup to global enterprise, TRNS speaks with GLAMSQUAD and GILT co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson. «Talk Radio News Service, Jul 15»

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