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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
rich (adjective)
1.
having abundant possessions and especially material wealth
2.
a) having high value or quality
b) well supplied or endowed - a city rich in traditions
3.
magnificently impressive - sumptuous
4.
a) vivid and deep in color - a rich red
b) full and mellow in tone and quality - a rich voice
c) having a strong fragrance - rich perfumes
5.
highly productive or remunerative - a rich mine
6.
a) having abundant plant nutrients - rich soil
b) highly seasoned, fatty, oily, or sweet - rich foods
c) high in the combustible component - a rich fuel mixture
d) high in some component - cholesterol-rich foods
7.
a) - entertaining , also - laughable
b) - meaningful significant rich allusions
c) - lush rich meadows
8.
pure or nearly pure - rich lime
Rich (biographical name)
Adrienne Cecile 1929–     Am. poet
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
rich (adjective)
1.
having goods, property, or money in abundance
SYNONIMS:
affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed ( monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
RELATED WORDS:
better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed ( blest), privileged
in the chips
NEAR ANTONYMS:
unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint []; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, short
destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken
rich (adjective)
2.
containing much seasoning, fat, or sugar
SYNONIMS:
heavy
RELATED WORDS:
buttery, fat, fatty, greasy, oily; caloric, calorific, fattening; cloying, oversweet; filling, overfilling, satiating, sating; spicy, sugary, sweet; creamy, sauced
NEAR ANTONYMS:
natural, plain, simple; unseasoned; diet, nonfattening, slimming; nonfat
light, lite
rich (adjective)
3.
having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
SYNONIMS:
big, concentrated, full, heady, lusty, muscular, plush, potent, rich, robust, strong
RELATED WORDS:
heavy; straight, undiluted, unmixed; high-octane, high-test; enriched, fortified; concentrated
NEAR ANTONYMS:
dilute, diluted, watered-down, watery
delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened
rich (adjective)
4.
producing abundantly
SYNONIMS:
cornucopian, fat, fecund, fructuous, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, prolific, rich
RELATED WORDS:
bearing, generative, producing, yielding; abounding, abundant, bountiful; copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plentitudinous; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving; creative, inventive, original
NEAR ANTONYMS:
meager ( meagre), scant, scanty, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparse
barren, dead, infertile, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive
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