verb (used with object)
- to restore to (a food) a nutrient that has been lost during an early stage of processing: to enrich flour with thiamine, iron, niacin, and riboflavin.
- to add vitamins and minerals to (food) to enhance its nutritive value.
Origin of enrich
Synonyms for enrich
Related Words for enrichupgrade, develop, augment, supplement, refine, enhance, cultivate, endow, parlay, pyramid, sweeten, ornament, up, better, pad, build, spike, ameliorate, adorn, grace
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Contemporary Examples of enrich
The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Collecting is a basic human drive, an incredibly various one and one which does much to enrich the lives of all.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History
September 15, 2014
The primary goal of a city should not be to enrich already wealthy landlords and construction companies.Welcome to the Billion-Man Slum
August 25, 2014
Paul suggested that this reversal by Cheney was the result of a desire to enrich his former employers at Haliburton.9/11 Truthers Can Be Politicians, Too
April 21, 2014
Engaging with these bodily and ritual practices serves to enrich the human spirit within.The Meaning of Vaisakhi, the Biggest Sikh Celebration
Simran Jeet Singh
April 13, 2014
Historical Examples of enrich
In other words, they bequeath us a treasure which we are free to enrich with our own discoveries.The Conquest of Fear
These may at any rate be held to enrich themselves in depriving others.The Memorabilia
That consummation devoutly to be wished, was to enrich them all.
And let it be something to enrich us, or at least to keep us alive without work.
At the same time much was done to enrich the old Templars' church.Portuguese Architecture
Walter Crum Watson
Figurative sense is from 1590s. Scientific sense of "to increase the abundance of a particular isotope in some material" is first attested 1945. Related: Enriched; enriching.