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rich

rich

 
 
pronunciation:
rIch
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: richer, richest
definition 1: having a great amount of money or valuable property.
The rich man drives a fancy car.
synonyms:
affluent, prosperous, wealthy, well-off
antonyms:
destitute, poor
similar words:
successful
definition 2: having many natural resources.
Crops grow well in our rich soil.
synonyms:
productive
antonyms:
poor
similar words:
fertile, lush, luxuriant
definition 3: having much; filled (usually followed by "in" or "with").
Spinach is rich in important vitamins and minerals.
synonyms:
full
similar words:
flush
definition 4: having large amounts of butter, fats, eggs, or sugar.
We made a rich chocolate cake for dessert.
similar words:
creamy, fattening, heavy
definition 5: full or round in tone.
The singer's rich voice thrilled the audience.
synonyms:
resonant
similar words:
deep, full, mellow
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a plural verb) wealthy people as a group (usually used with "the").
The rich usually live in beautiful homes.
antonyms:
poor
derivations: richly (adv.), richness (n.)
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