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Definitions of wealth

  1. an abundance of material possessions and resources Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being rich and affluent; having a plentiful supply of material goods and money; "great wealth is not a sign of great intelligence" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. In the private sense, all pooperty which has a money value. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. In the public sense, all objects, esp. material objects, which have economic utility. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Those energies, faculties, and habits directly contributing to make people industrially efficient. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Weal; welfare; prosperity; good. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Large possessions; a comparative abundance of things which are objects of human desire; esp., abundance of worldly estate; affluence; opulence; riches. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Large possessions of any kind: riches. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Riches; affluence; profusion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. State or quality of being well; riches; large possessions; an extraordinary abundance of this world's goods; affluence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. See under weal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for wealth

  1. I have lost my father and all his wealth said the lady, for when he hears of this matter he will make of me an example. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  2. Such was her entrance into wealth and love and alas! – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
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