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Definition of "wealthy" []

  • Having wealth; rich. See Synonyms at rich. (adjective)
  • Marked by abundance: a wealthy land. (adjective)
  • Well supplied: wealthy in compassion. (adjective)
  • Rich people considered as a group. Often used with the. (noun)
  • Possessing wealth; affluent; rich (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.

  • Of, characterized by, or relating to wealth (adjective)
  • Abounding (adjective)

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Use "wealthy" in a sentence
  • "Even when they do invest the money to acctually create jobs the increase in wealth for the non-wealthy is pretty small compared to the increace in wealth to the wealthy from the decreased taxes AND the subsequent return on investment from said investment of reduced taxes."
  • "In fact, in a direct contradiction to my joke above, increased taxes on the wealthy is a pro-growth option."
  • "Protecting the wealth of the wealthy is the only goal of Conservatism."