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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.
synonyms:
affluent, loaded, prosperous, wealthy, well-off, well-to-do
antonyms:
destitute, impoverished, poor
similar words:
fat, flush, moneyed, opulent, substantial, successful, well-heeled
definition 2: having an abundance of natural resources.
a rich country
synonyms:
productive
antonyms:
poor
similar words:
fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, prolific
definition 3: abounding; filled (usu. fol. by in or with).
a soup rich in vegetables
synonyms:
abounding, abundant, full
similar words:
flush, loaded, manifold, opulent, rife
definition 4: very valuable; worth much.
a rich yield
synonyms:
costly, precious, valuable
similar words:
fine, luxurious, opulent, rewarding
definition 5: characterized by large amounts of butterfat, eggs, or sugar.
a rich chocolate cake
synonyms:
buttery, sweet
antonyms:
light
similar words:
creamy, fattening, fatty, heavy
definition 6: full or resonant in tone.
a rich voice
synonyms:
resonant, sonorous
similar words:
deep, dulcet, euphonious, full, mellifluous, mellow, orotund, rotund, round
definition 7: of color, pleasantly strong; vivid.
synonyms:
bright, brilliant, vivid
similar words:
colorful, deep, gay, intense, strong, vibrant
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a pl. verb) wealthy people collectively (usu. prec. by the).
The rich live in the suburbs.
antonyms:
poor
derivations: richly (adv.), richness (n.)
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