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Rich Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    rich adj
  1. possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles" [ant: poor]
  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" [ant: poor]
  3. of great worth or quality; "a rich collection of antiques"
  4. marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil" [syn: fat, fertile, productive]
  5. strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: deep]
  6. very productive; "rich seams of coal"
  7. high in mineral content; having a a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture" [ant: lean]
  8. suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display" [ant: poor]
  9. marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee" [syn: full-bodied, robust]
  10. highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs; "kept gorging on rich foods"; "rich pastries"; "rich eggnogg" 1
  11. pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice" 1
  12. affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply" [syn: ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful]
Rich Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Rich \Rich\, (r[i^]ch), a. [Compar. Richer; superl. Richest.] [OE. riche, AS. r[=i]ce rich, powerful; akin to OS. r[=i]ki, D. rijk, G. reich, OHG. r[=i]hhi, Icel. r[=i]kr, Sw. rik, Dan. rig, Goth. reiks; from a word meaning, ruler, king, probably borrowed from Celtic, and akin to L. rex, regis, king, regere to guide, rule. [root]28
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  • Rich's: Rich's was a department store retail chain , headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia , that operated in the southern U.S. from 1867 until ...
  • B.C. Rich: B.C. Rich is a manufacturer of guitar s and bass guitar s founded by the late Bernardo Chavez Rico in 1969. 2008 most B.C. Rich guitars are ...
  • Rich: Rich may refer to wealth . Rich may also refer to. Organizations : B.C. Rich , guitar manufacturer Rich Products , international food products ...
  • Achille Richard: Works : J.M.C.Rich (Jean Michel) Claude Richard 1784-1868 Note : Other botanists called Richard are: Marie Richard (1754-1821), his father (Rich.) ...
  • Louis Claude Richard: This botanist is denoted by the author abbreviation Rich. when citing a botanical name His son was another notable botanist, Achille ...
  • William Rich: Major William Rich (1800–1864 was an American botanist and explorer who was part of the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838–1842 ...
  • Jean Michel Claude Richard: Achille Richard (1794-1852), his son (A.Rich.) Olivier Jules Richard (1836-1896) (O.J.Rich.) Claude Richard fl. (C.Rich) Richard (J.H.P.Rich.) ...
  • Adrienne Rich: Adrienne Cecile Rich (born May 16, 1929) is an American poet, essayist and feminist . She has been called "one of the most widely read and ...
  • Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich: Sir Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich (1496/7 – 12 June 1567), was Lord Chancellor during the reign of King Edward VI of England . ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Rich'


  • Meaning: Wealthy
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Male

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* We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not the age of Revolution when the old and the new stand side by side...when the glories of the old can be compensated by the rich possibilities of the new era This time...is a very good one... - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former at fit place in conversation. - Johann von Goethe


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