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Rich

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RICH, a. L. rego, regnum, Eng. reach, region, from extending.

1. Wealthy opulent possessing a large portion of land, goods or money, or a larger portion than is common to other men or to men of like rank. A farmer may be rich with property which would not make a nobleman rich. An annual income of 500 sterling pounds would make a rich vicar, but not a rich bishop. Men more willingly acknowledge others to be richer, than to be wiser than themselves.

Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver and in gold.

Genesis 13 .

2. Splendid costly valuable precious sumptuous as a rich dress a rich border a rich silk rich furniture a rich present.
3. Abundant in materials yielding great quantities of any thing valuable as a rich mine rich ore.
4. Abounding in valuable ingredients or qualities as a rich odor or flavor rich spices.

So we say, a rich description a discourse rich in ideas.

5. Full of valuable achievements or works.

Each minute shall be rich in some great action.

6. Fertile fruitful capable of producing large crops or quantities as a rich soil rich land rich mold.
7. Abundant large as a rich crop.
8. Abundant affording abundance plentiful.

The gorgeous East with richest hand pours on her sons barbaric pearl and gold.

9. Full of beautiful scenery as a rich landscape a rich prospect.
10. Abounding with elegant colors as a rich picture.
11. Plentifully stocked as pastures rich in flocks.
12. Strong vivid perfect as a rich color.
13. Having something precious as a grove of rich trees.
14. Abounding with nutritious qualities as a rich diet.
15. Highly seasoned as rich paste a rich dish of food.
16. Abounding with a variety of delicious food as a rich table or entertainment.
17. Containing abundance beyond wants as a rich treasury.
18. In music, full of sweet or harmonious sounds.
19. In Scripture, abounding highly endowed with spiritual gifts as rich in faith. James 2 .
20. Placing confidence in outward prosperity. Matthew 19 .
21. Self-righteous abounding, in one's own opinion, with spiritual graces. Revelation 3 .

Rich in mercy, spoken of God, full of mercy, and ready to bestow good things on sinful men. Ephesians 2 . Romans 10 .

The rich, used as a noun, denotes a rich man or person, or more frequently in the plural, rich men or persons.

The rich hath many friends. Proverbs 14 .

RICH, To enrich. Not used. See Enrich.

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Entry for 'Rich'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/r/rich.html.

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