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
Examples from the Web for enrich
The Great Society is a place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind and to enlarge his talents.
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|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The primary goal of a city should not be to enrich already wealthy landlords and construction companies.
Paul suggested that this reversal by Cheney was the result of a desire to enrich his former employers at Haliburton.
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|DAILY BEAST
The people were convinced that the heavy taxes served no other purpose than to enrich Berkeley's favorites.Bacon's Rebellion, 1676|Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker
Spain likewise contributed its share to enrich the great predatory state of Rome.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
He sought for mental and spiritual treasures to enrich his sermons.Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
Why should he enrich the haughty music publisher or the still haughtier intendant of the opera-house?Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
And this new tyranny has for effect to enrich the trust magnate at the expense of the whole nation.Twentieth Century Socialism|Edmond Kelly
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.