Rich - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word rich
Brit.  |rɪtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word rich


- people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)


- of great worth or quality
- marked by great fruitfulness(syn: fat, fertile, productive)
- strong; intense(syn: deep)
- very productive
- containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
- marked by richness and fullness of flavor(syn: full-bodied, racy, robust)
- pleasantly full and mellow
- affording an abundant supply(syn: ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful)


Her investments have made her rich.

The dictionary is a rich source of information.

The food was a little too rich for me.

Their country has a rich cultural heritage.

This area has a rich history.

She has a rich vocabulary.

She found herself a rich husband.

He thought this was the easiest way to get rich.

She was both beautiful and fabulously rich.

His brother's stinking rich (=very rich, in a way that you do not approve of).

Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C.

Pregnant women should eat protein-rich foods.

Rich mineral deposits have been found in the sea bed.

Red meat is a rich source of iron.

The area has a very rich history.

Word forms

comparative: richer
superlative: richest
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