1. Proper noun.  (surname, A An) for a silversmith or a rich man, or for someone having silvery gray hair or living by a silvery brook.
  2. Proper noun.  (surname, from German) anglicised from the (etyl, de) Jewish ornamental surname (term, Silber) .
  3. Proper noun.  (given name, male) from the metal, or transferred from the surname.
  4. Proper noun.  (given name, female) from the metal.
  5. Noun.  (uncountable) A lustrous, white, metallic element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.87, symbol Ag.
  6. Noun.  (qualifier, collectively) Coins made from silver or any similar white metal.
  7. Noun.  (qualifier, collectively) Cutlery and other eating utensils, whether silver or made from some other white metal.
  8. Noun.  (qualifier, collectively) Any items made from silver or any other white metal.
  9. Noun.  (countable) A shiny gray color.
  10. Adjective.  Made from silver.
  11. Adjective.  Made from another white metal.
  12. Adjective.  Having a color like silver: a shiny gray.
  13. Adjective.  Denoting the twenty-fifth anniversary, especially of a wedding.

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