Crossword clues for rich
- "That's ___" (sarcastic response)
- Decadent, as cake
- Like Croesus
- Buddy or Irene
- Like a Dives
- Mimic Little
- Like a torte
- Buddy, the drummer
- Delicious but fattening
- Like a German chocolate cake
- Like Dives
- In clover
- Very amusing
- "The man who dies ___ dies disgraced": Carnegie
- In the chips
- " . . . curse not the ___": Ecclesiastes
- The haves
- A Little with a lot of voices
- Comic Little
- Abundantly supplied
- Imitator Little
- Rolling in dough
- Rolling in money
- Too amusing for words
- Lucky in the lottery, maybe
- Like chocolate-chocolate cake
- Rolling in the dough
- Very sweet and full of calories
- On easy street
- Having megamillions
- Highly amusing
- Very chocolaty, say
- Filthy ___
- Full of calories
- High in calories
- Rolling in it
- More than well-off
- Rolling in green
- Among the 1%, so to speak
- Like the people on the Forbes 400 list
- End of the word ladder
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Rich \Rich\, (r[i^]ch), a. [Compar. Richer; superl. Richest.] [OE. riche, AS. r[=i]ce rich, powerful; akin to OS. r[=i]ki, D. rijk, G. reich, OHG. r[=i]hhi, Icel. r[=i]kr, Sw. rik, Dan. rig, Goth. reiks; from a word meaning, ruler, king, probably borrowed from Celtic, and akin to L. rex, regis, king, regere to guide, rule. [root]283. See Right, and cf. Derrick, Enrich, Rajah, Riches, Royal.]
Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land, goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; -- opposed to poor. ``Rich merchants.''
The rich [person] hath many friends.
--Prov. xiv. 20.
As a thief, bent to unhoard the cash Of some rich burgher.
Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant; copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich entertainment; a rich crop.
If life be short, it shall be glorious; Each minute shall be rich in some great action.
The gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold.
Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful; as, rich soil or land; a rich mine.
Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur; rich presents.
Like to rich and various gems.
Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; -- especially applied to articles of food or drink which are high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit.
Sauces and rich spices are fetched from India.
Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color.
Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich music.
Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich scenery.
Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as, the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character. [Colloq.]
Note: Rich is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, rich-fleeced, rich-jeweled, rich-laden, rich-stained.
Syn: Wealthy; affluent; opulent; ample; copious; abundant; plentiful; fruitful; costly; sumptuous; precious; generous; luscious.
Rich \Rich\, v. t.
To enrich. [Obs.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English rice "strong, powerful; great, mighty; of high rank," in later Old English "wealthy," from Proto-Germanic *rikijaz (cognates: Old Norse rikr, Swedish rik, Danish rig, Old Frisian rike "wealthy, mighty," Dutch rijk, Old High German rihhi "ruler, powerful, rich," German reich "rich," Gothic reiks "ruler, powerful, rich"), borrowed from a Celtic source akin to Gaulish *rix, Old Irish ri (genitive rig) "king," from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," hence, "direct, rule" (see rex).\n
\nThe form of the word was influenced in Middle English by Old French riche "wealthy, magnificent, sumptuous," which is, with Spanish rico, Italian ricco, from Frankish *riki "powerful," or some other cognate Germanic source.\n
\nOld English also had a noun, rice "rule, reign, power, might; authority; empire." The evolution of the word reflects a connection between wealth and power in the ancient world. Of food and colors, from early 14c.; of sounds, from 1590s. Sense of "entertaining, amusing" is recorded from 1760. The noun meaning "the wealthy" was in Old English.
wealthy: having a lot of money and possessions. v
(context obsolete English) To enrich.
adj. possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles" [ant: poor]
having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources); "blessed with a land rich in minerals"; "rich in ideas"; "rich with cultural interest" [ant: poor]
of great worth or quality; "a rich collection of antiques"
strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: deep]
very productive; "rich seams of coal"
high in mineral content; having a a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture" [ant: lean]
suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display" [ant: poor]
highly seasoned or containing large amounts of choice ingredients such as butter or sugar or eggs; "kept gorging on rich foods"; "rich pastries"; "rich eggnogg"
pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice"
Housing Units (2000): 2408
Land area (2000): 1028.534533 sq. miles (2663.892098 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 57.759876 sq. miles (149.597387 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1086.294409 sq. miles (2813.489485 sq. km)
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 41.667569 N, 111.269717 W
Rich County, UT
Rich may refer:
- Wealth or abundance (economics)
Rich is a surname. Many people with this surname originally had the surname " Reich" yet dropped the 'e' to change it to "Rich".
Notable people with this name include:
Rich is the second episode of the fifth series of the British teen drama Skins. It first aired on E4 in the UK on 3 February 2011. The episode focuses on the character Rich Hardbeck ( Alex Arnold) as he attempts to find a girlfriend, with the help of his friend Grace Blood ( Jessica Sula).
"Rich" is the second episode of the sixth series of the British teen drama Skins. It premiered on E4 in the UK on 30 January 2012. The episode is told from the point of view of character Rich Hardbeck.
Professor David Blood has banned Rich from visiting Grace in hospital and Rich is suffering. Alo tries to keep him out of trouble with a band practice, but Rich is committed to his love and he stands outside the hospital waiting for Grace's call. Eventually the call comes and Rich finds a way past security and breaks into Grace's room. The lovers are reunited, but they have a problem as Blood is moving Grace to another hospital in Zurich. Rich goes to Grace's house to appeal to Professor Blood, but finds they've already gone. Rich moves into the house, sleeping in Grace's room until Alo tracks him down and pledges to help his best mate, but Alo has other things on his mind and cracks begin to develop in the boys' friendship. It falls to Liv to bring the fractured group back together again.
Rich is a masculine given name, often short for Richard. People with the name include:
- Rich Campbell (American football) (born 1958), American former National Football League quarterback
- Rich Coady (center) (born 1944), American National Football League center
- Rich Coady (defensive back) (born 1976), American National Football League defensive back, son of the above
- Rich Eisen (born 1969), American television journalist
- Rich Hill (baseball coach) (born ), American head baseball coach at the University of San Diego
- Rich Hill (pitcher) (born 1980), American Major League Baseball pitcher
- Rich Johnson (publishing executive), publishing executive in the field of graphic novels
- Rich Johnson (basketball) (1946–1994), American basketball player
- Rich Jones (musician) (born 1973), English guitarist
- Rich Jones (basketball) (born 1946), retired American Basketball Association and National Basketball Association player
- Rich King (basketball) (born 1969), American National Basketball Association player
- Rich King (sportscaster) (born 1947), American television sportscaster
- Rich Kreitling (born 1936), American retired National Football League player
- Rich Lowry (born 1968), American magazine editor, syndicated columnist, author and political commentator
- Rich Milot (born 1957), American retired National Football League player
- Rich Moore (born 1963), American animation director
- Rich Moore (American football) (born 1947), American football player
- Rich Robertson (left-handed pitcher) (born 1968), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
- Rich Robertson (right-handed pitcher) (born 1944), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
- Rich Sommer (born 1978), American actor
- Rich Thompson (disambiguation)
- Rich Wilson (journalist), UK-based freelance rock music writer
Category:English masculine given names Category:Masculine given names
Usage examples of "rich".
It bore both the rich aroma of leaves being burnt in the fall and the faint perfume of wildflowers ablow in the spring, but it also held a third attar which seemed to be the breath of the Wind itself which none could ever set name to.
But time had worked its curative powers, and soon the letters were abrim with exciting events of this richest court in all the Middle Kingdoms, as well as with pride of new skills mastered.
The whole middle expanse of Asia was not academically conquered for Orientalism until, during the later eighteenth century, Anquetil-Duperron and Sir William Jones were able intelligibly to reveal the extraordinary riches of Avestan and Sanskrit.
Good gracious, but his deep masculine voice was rich, with a thick, lilting accent that could only be described as musical.
Food of a starchy or saccharine character is apt to increase acidity, and interfere with the assimilation of other elements, therefore, articles, rich in fatty matters, should enter largely into the diet.
As he had already performed the pilgrimage to Rome, he knew every person in Ancona devoted to the cult of Saint-Francis, and was acquainted with the superiors of all the rich convents.
He was nearly sixty, a thorough disciple of Epicurus, a heavy player, rich, eloquent, a master of state-craft, highly popular at Genoa, and well acquainted with the hearts of men, and still more so with the hearts of women.
And though he dared not to take any steps towards his further grandeur, lest he should expose himself to the jealousy of so penetrating a prince as Henry, he still hoped that, by accumulating riches and power, and by acquiring popularity, he might in time be able to open his way to the throne.
The acquisition of riches served only to stimulate the avarice of the rapacious Barbarians, who proceeded, by threats, by blows, and by tortures, to force from their prisoners the confession of hidden treasure.
He looked down on her still, white face and bright hair, and he felt his heart contract with pain to see them darken ever so faintly and beautifully under the brilliant operating light, rich in actinic rays.
I courted her, but she only laughed at me, for an actress, if in love with someone, is a fortress which cannot be taken, unless you build a bridge of gold, and I was not rich.
I had made enquiries about her, and had found out that she was an actress and had been made rich by the Duke of Medina-Celi.
His voice made Addle think of coffee, deep and dark and rich, with a texture that slid between her senses.
This was not true of his adolescence, which was a rich seam of memories and formative experiences.
And so the devil was not satisfied with instigating to a desire for riches and honors, but he went so far as to tempt Christ, for the sake of gaining possession of these things, to fall down and adore him, which is a very great crime, and against God.