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Adjective: rich (richer,richest)  rich
  1. Possessing material wealth
    "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
  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"
  3. Of great worth or quality
    "a rich collection of antiques"
  4. (of land or soil) capable of growing abundant crops or plants
    "rich soil";
    - fat, fertile, productive
  5. Strong; intense
    "a rich red";
    - deep
  6. Very productive
    "rich seams of coal"
  7. (chemistry) high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air
    "a rich vein of copper"; "a rich gas mixture"
  8. Suggestive of or characterized by great expense
    "a rich display"
  9. Containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
    "rich desserts"; "they kept gorging on rich foods"
  10. Marked by richness and fullness of flavour
    "a rich ruby port";
    - full-bodied, racy, robust
  11. Pleasantly full and mellow
    "a rich tenor voice"
  12. Affording an abundant supply
    "a rich supply";
    - ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful
Noun: rich  rich
  1. People who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    "only the very rich benefit from this legislation";
    - rich people

Derived forms: richer, richest, riches

See also: abundant, affluent, colorful [US], colourful [Brit, Cdn], comfortable, deluxe, easy, financial condition, flush, fruitful, full, gilded, grand, lavish, loaded, lucullan, lush, luxurious, luxury, moneyed, opulent, plush, plushy, princely, privileged, productive, prosperous, sumptuous, tasty, unwholesome, valuable, wealthy, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do

Type of: people

Antonym: lean, poor

Encyclopedia: Rich, Nathaniel