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Definitions of enrich

  1. To make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make rich with manure; to fertilize; - said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; - said of the mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To increase the wealth of; to make fertile; to improve; to adorn. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To make rich: to fertilize: to adorn. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To make rich; adorn. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To make rich; render fertile; improve; adorn. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. make better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. make wealthy or richer; "the oil boom enriched a lot of local people" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. To make rich or wealthy; to fertilize or supply with nutriment and render productive, as land; to store or to supply with an abundance of anything desirable, as the mind with information; to adorn. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. To make rich; to supply or furnish with wealth or property; to fertilise, as land; to supply with anything desirable; to store, as the mind; to adorn, as with carving, painting, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. Enrichment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for enrich

  1. Speculative plunder,- contingent spoil,- future, long adjourned, uncertain booty,- pillage which must enrich a late posterity, and which possibly may not reach to posterity at all,- these, for any length of time, will never support a mercenary war. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Improvement follows a few days' use of the pills; while permanent benefit and cure can only reasonably be expected when sufficient have been taken to enrich the Blood. – History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills by Robert B. Shaw