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
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Historical Examples of enricher
Explorer, warrior, enricher of the realm, he at once became a national hero.All Afloat
Lowell was an inheritor and an enricher of the Great Tradition.
The new man is not looked upon as an intruder but as a producer of new wealth, an enricher of the commonwealth.Canada West 1914
And Odin took from his finger the ring Draupner, the earth's enricher, and laid it on the pile.The Story of Siegfried
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.