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Definition of "rich" []

  • Possessing great material wealth: "Now that he was rich he was not thought ignorant any more, but simply eccentric” ( Mavis Gallant). (adjective)
  • Having great worth or value: a rich harvest of grain. (adjective)
  • Magnificent; sumptuous: a rich brocade. (adjective)
  • Having an abundant supply: rich in ideas. (adjective)
  • Abounding, especially in natural resources: rich land. (adjective)
  • Well supplied with wealth, property, etc; owning much (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as collective noun; preceded by the) (adjective)
  • Having an abundance of natural resources, minerals, etc (adjective)
  • Producing abundantly; fertile (adjective)
  • Well supplied (with desirable qualities); abundant (in) (adjective)
  • Of great worth or quality; valuable (adjective)
  • Luxuriant or prolific (adjective)
  • Expensively elegant, elaborate, or fine; costly (adjective)
  • (of food) having a large proportion of flavoursome or fatty ingredients, such as spices, butter, or cream (adjective)
  • Having a full-bodied flavour (adjective)
  • (of a smell) pungent or fragrant (adjective)
  • (of colour) intense or vivid; deep (adjective)
  • (of sound or a voice) full, mellow, or resonant (adjective)
  • (of a fuel-air mixture) containing a relatively high proportion of fuel (adjective)
  • Very amusing, laughable, or ridiculous (adjective)

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Use "rich" in a sentence
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  • "'You can see that this is welfare of the rich, it is socialism for the rich… it's just bailing out financial institutions,' Rogers said."
  • ""You can see that this is welfare of the rich, it is socialism for the rich… it\'s just bailing out financial institutions," Rogers said. '"