Simple Definition of enrich
: to make (someone) rich or richer
: to improve the quality of (something) : to make (something) better
: to improve the usefulness or quality of (something) by adding something to it
Full Definition of enrich
: to make rich or richer especially by the addition or increase of some desirable quality, attribute, or ingredient <the experience will enrich your life>: as a : to add beauty to : adorn b : to enhance the taste of <butter will enrich the sauce> c : to make (a soil) more fertile d : to improve the nutritive value of (a food) by adding nutrients (as vitamins or amino acids) and especially by restoring part of the nutrients lost in processing <enriched flour> e : to process so as to add or increase the proportion of a desirable ingredient <enriched uranium> <enriched natural gas>
Examples of enrich
They tried to enrich themselves at the expense of the poor.
How can I enrich my vocabulary?
He used manure to enrich the soil.
The drink is enriched with vitamin C.
Origin of enrich
Middle English, from Anglo-French enrichir, enricher, from en- + riche rich
First Known Use: 14th century
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