AskDefine | Define rich

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rich adj
1 possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles" [ant: poor]
2 having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources); "blessed with a land rich in minerals"; "rich in ideas"; "rich with cultural interest" [ant: poor]
3 of great worth or quality; "a rich collection of antiques"
4 marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil" [syn: fat, fertile, productive]
5 strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: deep]
6 very productive; "rich seams of coal"
7 high in mineral content; having a a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture" [ant: lean]
8 suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display" [ant: poor]
9 marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee" [syn: full-bodied, robust]
10 highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs; "kept gorging on rich foods"; "rich pastries"; "rich eggnogg"
11 pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice"
12 affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply" [syn: ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful]

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English

Etymology

rīċe.

Pronunciation

Adjective

en-adj er
  1. Having a lot of money and possessions.
  2. Having an intense flavour.
  3. Very amusing.
  4. Ridiculous, absurd.

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Translations

having wealth

Extensive Definition

Rich may refer to:
Rich as a name may refer to:

See also

rich in German: Rich
rich in French: Rich
rich in Japanese: リッチ
rich in Polish: Rich

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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