Definition of rich
- a city rich in traditions
- a rich red
- a rich voice
- rich perfumes
- a rich mine
- rich soil
- rich foods
- a rich fuel mixture
- cholesterol-rich foods
- rich lime
Her investments have made her rich.
The dictionary is a rich source of information.
a rich and spicy soup
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.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: having a lot of money and possessions
: very expensive and beautiful, impressive, etc.
: having or supplying a large amount of something that is wanted or needed
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