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wealth

wealth

 
pronunciation:
welth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large quantity of money or property or the state of having such; affluence.
He gained his wealth by building ships.The family had great wealth and could afford to live in luxury.
synonyms:
abundance, affluence, money, prosperity, riches
antonyms:
deprivation, destitution, penury, poverty
similar words:
assets, estate, fortune, funds, means, opulence, property, resources, substance, success, treasure, wherewithal
definition 2: a large amount or abundance.
She has a wealth of knowledge and experience to draw on.
synonyms:
abundance, plenty, profusion, store
antonyms:
dearth
similar words:
affluence, bounty, cornucopia, fund, gold mine, heap, mass, mine, opulence, pile, plenitude, riches, treasure-trove
derivation: wealthless (adj.)
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  • wealthy:
    having a lot of wealth; rich.
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The word wealth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").