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rich    : [r'ɪtʃ]
Rich \Rich\, v. t.
To enrich. [Obs.] --Gower.
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Rich \Rich\, (r[i^]ch), a. [Compar. {Richer}; superl.
{Richest}.] [OE. riche, AS. r[imac]ce rich, powerful; akin to
OS. r[imac]ki, D. rijk, G. reich, OHG. r[imac]hhi, Icel.
r[imac]kr, Sw. rik, Dan. rig, Goth. reiks; from a word
meaning, ruler, king, probably borrowed from Celtic, and akin
to L. rex, regis, king, regere to guide, rule. [root]283. See
{Right}, and cf. {Derrick}, {Enrich}, {Rajah}, {Riches},
1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of
a large amount of property; well supplied with land,
goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; -- opposed to
{poor}. "Rich merchants." --Chaucer.
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The rich [person] hath many friends. --Prov. xiv.
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As a thief, bent to unhoard the cash
Of some rich burgher. --Milton.
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2. Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant;
copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich
entertainment; a rich crop.
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If life be short, it shall be glorious;
Each minute shall be rich in some great action.
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The gorgeous East with richest hand
Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold.
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3. Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful;
as, rich soil or land; a rich mine.
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4. Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients;
procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious;
sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur;
rich presents.
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Like to rich and various gems. --Milton.
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5. Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; --
especially applied to articles of food or drink which are
high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are
sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich
cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit.
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Sauces and rich spices are fetched from India.
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6. Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color.
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7. Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich
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8. Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich
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9. Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as,
the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character.
[Colloq.] --Thackeray.
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Note: Rich is sometimes used in the formation of
self-explaining compounds; as, rich-fleeced,
rich-jeweled, rich-laden, rich-stained.
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Syn: Wealthy; affluent; opulent; ample; copious; abundant;
plentiful; fruitful; costly; sumptuous; precious;
generous; luscious.
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adj 1: possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely
rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles" [ant:
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" [synonym: {fat},
{fertile}, {productive}, {rich}]
5: strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [synonym: {deep},
6: very productive; "rich seams of coal"
7: high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to
air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture" [ant:
8: suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich
display" [ant: {poor}]
9: containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar; "rich desserts";
"they kept gorging on rich foods"
10: marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby
port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust
flavor of fresh-brewed coffee" [synonym: {full-bodied}, {racy},
{rich}, {robust}]
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" [synonym: {ample},
{copious}, {plenteous}, {plentiful}, {rich}]
n 1: people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a
group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation"
[synonym: {rich people}, {rich}] [ant: {poor}, {poor people}]

328 Moby Thesaurus words for "rich":
abounding, abounding in riches, absurd, abundant, achingly sweet,
adipose, affluent, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, all-sufficing,
ambrosial, ample, amusing, aplenty, appealing, arabesque, ariose,
arioso, aromatic, baroque, beyond price, big-rich, bizarre,
blooming, blubbery, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, bright,
bright-hued, brilliant, burning, bursting, bursting out, busy,
buttery, butyraceous, canorous, cantabile, catchy, chichi,
chrismal, chrismatory, cloying, colorful, colory, comfortable,
comical, copious, costly, creamy, creative, dark, dear,
dear-bought, deep, deep-colored, delicious, diffuse,
disgustingly rich, droll, dulcet, easy, eccentric, effuse,
elaborate, elegant, epidemic, euphonic, euphonious, euphonous,
exciting, exhaustless, exotic, expensive, exquisite, extravagant,
exuberant, fancy, fat, fattening, fatty, fecund, fertile, fine,
fine-toned, flamboyant, flavorful, flavorous, flavorsome, flavory,
florid, flourishing, flowery, flush, fragrant, frightfully rich,
frilly, fructiferous, fruitful, fruity, full, full-bodied,
full-flavored, funny, fussy, galore, gay, gay-colored, generous,
golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced, good as gold, gorgeous,
greasy, heavy, high, high-colored, high-priced, high-wrought,
hilarious, honeyed, humorous, in clover, in funds, in plenty,
in quantity, in the money, incongruous, independent,
independently rich, independently wealthy, inestimable,
inexhaustible, intense, interesting, invaluable, inviting, juicy,
labored, lardaceous, lardy, laughable, lavish, liberal, lively,
loaded, ludicrous, luscious, lush, lustrous, luxuriant, luxurious,
made of money, many, mawkish, maximal, melic, mellifluent,
mellifluous, mellisonant, mellow, melodic, melodious, moneyed,
moresque, mouth-watering, much, mucoid, music-flowing, music-like,
musical, nonsensical, not affordable, numerous, nutty,
of great cost, of great price, oily, oleaginous, oleic,
on Easy Street, on velvet, oofy, opulent, ornate, ostentatious,
outlandish, overelaborate, overelegant, overflowing, overlabored,
oversweet, overworked, overwrought, palatial, picturesque, piquant,
plangent, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, plenitudinous, plenteous,
plentiful, plenty, plutocracy, potent, precious, pregnant, premium,
preposterous, pretty-pretty, prevailing, prevalent, priceless,
pricey, prodigal, productive, profitable, profuse, profusive,
proliferous, prolific, prosperous, provided for, provocative,
provoking, pulsing, pungent, quaint, quizzical, racy, rampant,
readable, redolent, replete, resonant, resonating, rich as Croesus,
rich-colored, rich-flavored, ridiculous, rife, riotous, risible,
rococo, rolling, rolling in money, running over, saccharine, sapid,
savory, screaming, sebaceous, seminal, sickly-sweet, significant,
silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable,
sleek, slick, slippery, smooth, soapy, songful, songlike, sonorous,
spicy, splendid, steep, stiff, stimulating, strong, succulent,
suety, sumptuous, superabundant, superb, swarming, sweet,
sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding, tallowy, tantalizing, teeming,
the haves, the rich, the wealthy, thought-challenging,
thought-inspiring, thought-provoking, thriving, throbbing,
tickling, titillating, top, tunable, tuneful, uberous, unctuous,
unguent, unguentary, unguentous, unpayable, valuable, vibrant,
vibrating, vivid, wallowing in wealth, warm, wealthy,
well provided for, well-fixed, well-found, well-furnished,
well-heeled, well-off, well-provided, well-stocked, well-to-do,
whimsical, wholesale, witty, worthy

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