Synonyms and Antonyms of rich
1 having goods, property, or money in abundance you would have to be quite rich to be able to afford a home in that neighborhood Synonyms affluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), opulent, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do Related Words better-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privileged Phrases in the chips Near Antonyms unaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, short Antonyms destitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken
2 containing much seasoning, fat, or sugar stay away from rich foods before you sing tonight Synonyms heavy Related Words buttery, fat, fatty, greasy, oily; caloric, calorific, fattening; cloying, oversweet; filling, overfilling, satiating, sating; spicy, sugary, sweet; creamy, sauced Near Antonyms natural, plain, simple; unseasoned; diet, nonfattening, slimming; nonfat Antonyms light, lite
3 having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor) rich wines complemented the meal Synonyms big, concentrated, full, heady, lusty, muscular, plush, potent, full-bodied, robust, strongRelated Words heavy; straight, undiluted, unmixed; high-octane, high-test; enriched, fortified; concentratedNear Antonyms dilute, diluted, watered-down, wateryAntonyms delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened
4 producing abundantly rich farmland Synonyms cornucopian, fat, fecund, fructuous, fruitful, lush, luxuriant, productive, prolific, fertileRelated Words bearing, generative, producing, yielding; abounding, abundant, bountiful; copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful, plentitudinous; blooming, bursting, flourishing, swarming, teeming, thriving; creative, inventive, originalNear Antonyms meager (or meagre), scant, scanty, skimp, skimpy, spare, sparseAntonyms barren, dead, infertile, sterile, unfertile, unfruitful, unproductive
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