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Definition of "wealth" []

  • An abundance of valuable material possessions or resources; riches. (noun)
  • The state of being rich; affluence. (noun)
  • All goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use. (noun)
  • A great amount; a profusion: a wealth of advice. (noun)

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.

Use "wealth" in a sentence
  • "He shows very clearly, according to my notion, that the mere possession of things, or of money, is not wealth, but that _wealth consists in the possession of things useful to us_."
  • "As for the comment on wealth, and leaving aside the question of *wealth*, we have so much of it that the choices you mention are not choices at all."
  • "Which leads to the wonderful value system wherein wealth is proof of moral value."