Definition of wealth
2 : abundance of valuable material possessions or resources
3 : abundant supply : profusion
4a : all property that has a money value or an exchangeable valueb : all material objects that have economic utility; especially : the stock of useful goods having economic value in existence at any one time <national wealth>
Examples of wealth in a sentence
a nation that has acquired great wealth
someone whose sole goal is the accumulation of wealth
Her personal wealth is estimated to be around $10 billion.
What percentage of the national wealth is spent on health care?
I was impressed by the wealth of choices.
Libraries offer a wealth of information.
Origin and Etymology of wealth
Middle English welthe, from wele weal
First Known Use: 13th century
WEALTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wealth for English Language Learners
: a large amount of money and possessions
: the value of all the property, possessions, and money that someone or something has
: a large amount or number
WEALTH Defined for Kids
Definition of wealth for Students
1 : a large amount of money or possessions
2 : a great amount or number <a wealth of ideas>
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