adjective, rich·er, rich·est.
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The housing authority has aggressively pursued some of the poorest residents in Annapolis, one of the country’s oldest and richest cities.She Was Sued Over Rent She Didn’t Owe. It Took Seven Court Dates to Prove She Was Right.|by Danielle Ohl, Capital Gazette, and Talia Buford and Beena Raghavendran, ProPublica|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
It held thousands of visitors, beautiful music, salmon dinners, and rich, deep conversations.
Jio is the brainchild of Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man and head of a petrochemical-focused empire, Reliance Industries.
Exclusive patents and high prices that sometimes make lifesaving medicines unaffordable in rich countries often render them completely unavailable in the poor world, they argue.Oxford’s COVID vaccine deal with AstraZeneca raises concerns about access and pricing|lbelanger225|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Lowe’s ratio of price to estimated earnings for the next 12 months is around 21, which Morningstar’s Katz describes as “rich,” while Home Depot trades at around 26 times estimated forward earnings.These 2 home improvement stocks are up 30% this year. They’re still a buy|Anne Sraders|August 19, 2020|Fortune
Liberal Democrats like to blow their bugles about how all the big money in politics comes from rich Republicans.
Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.
The issue of authenticity in American hip-hop is rich and nuanced.
Reconcile is a rapper from Houston, a city with a rich hip-hop legacy.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Be reliable supports of the Songun revolution possessed of a lofty spirit and rich knowledge!
He had supposed that a rich man's son, because he was a rich man's son, always had all the money he wanted.'As Gold in the Furnace'|John E. Copus
The young idlers of rich Palermo intrigued to be introduced to her and threw enormous nosegays to her at the end of every act.Corleone|F. Marion Crawford
He is rich enough to buy it, nay he has Plenty of it, tho' he hardly ever touches it, when he is by himself.A Letter to Dion|Bernard Mandeville
He was convinced that he ought to join them, and did so in spite of the ridicule of his rich and titled friends.The Story of American History|Albert F. Blaisdell
To be sure there was generally quite a crowd of them, for the rich gentlemen often have several wives.A Missionary Twig|Emma L. Burnett
British Dictionary definitions for rich (1 of 2)
- well supplied with wealth, property, etc; owning much
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the rich
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British Dictionary definitions for rich (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with rich
In addition to the idiom beginning with rich
- rich as Croesus
- embarrassment of riches
- from rags to riches
- strike it rich