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enrich

en·rich

enrich

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn rIch
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enriched, enriches, enriching
definition 1: to increase the wealth of.
The thieves enriched themselves from the coffers.
synonyms:
aggrandize
antonyms:
impoverish
definition 2: to provide with an increased quantity of any valuable or desirable thing or quality.
The teacher enriched the students' understanding of philosophy.The cook enriched the sauce with cream.
synonyms:
enhance
antonyms:
deprive, impoverish, rob
similar words:
ameliorate, better, elevate, fortify, heighten, improve, increase, upgrade
definition 3: to cause to be more interesting, important, or rewarding.
They enriched the school's curriculum.
synonyms:
enhance
similar words:
ameliorate, better, improve, sweeten, upgrade
definition 4: to increase the attractiveness of, as by decoration.
synonyms:
decorate, embellish, enhance
similar words:
adorn, improve, ornament, sweeten
derivations: enrichingly (adv.), enrichment (n.)
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The word enrich contains the following part: