(1)   Affording an abundant supply
"Had ample food for the party"
"Copious provisions"
"Food is plentiful"
"A plenteous grape harvest"
"A rich supply"
(2)   Strong; intense
"Deep purple"
"A rich red"
(3)   Marked by great fruitfulness
"Fertile farmland"
"A fat land"
"A productive vineyard"
"Rich soil"
(4)   Pleasantly full and mellow
"A rich tenor voice"
(5)   Very productive
"Rich seams of coal"
(6)   Possessing material wealth
"Her father is extremely rich"
"Many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
(7)   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"
(8)   Suggestive of or characterized by great expense
"A rich display"
(9)   High in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air
"A rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture"
(10)   Marked by richness and fullness of flavor
"A rich ruby port"
"Full-bodied wines"
"A robust claret"
"The robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"
(11)   Of great worth or quality
"A rich collection of antiques"
(12)   Containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar
"Rich desserts"
"They kept gorging on rich foods"


(13)   People who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
"Only the very rich benefit from this legislation"


riche, rich "strong, powerful, rich" from rīċe "powerful, rich", akin to Old Fris. rīke, Old Saxon rīki, Old Norse rīkr, O.H.G. rīhhi, Germ. reich "rich".


  1. Wealthy: having a lot of money and possessions.
  2. Having an intense flavour.
  3. Plentiful, abounding, abundant
  4. Very amusing.
  5. Ridiculous, absurd.
  6. Elaborate, having complex formatting, multimedia, or depth of interaction.
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      A skilled multimedia developer will have no problems adding interactive video and audio into existing rich media web pages.
    • 2003, Patricia Cardoza, Patricia DiGiacomo, Using Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
      Some rich text email messages contain formatting information that's best viewed with Microsoft Word.
    • 2008, Aaron Newman, Adam Steinberg, Jeremy Thomas, Enterprise 2.0 Implementation
      But what did matter was that the new web platform provided a rich experience.