- a great quantity or store of money, valuable possessions, property, or other riches: the wealth of a city.
- an abundance or profusion of anything; plentiful amount: a wealth of imagery.
- all things that have a monetary or exchange value.
- anything that has utility and is capable of being appropriated or exchanged.
- rich or valuable contents or produce: the wealth of the soil.
- the state of being rich; prosperity; affluence: persons of wealth and standing.
- Obsolete. happiness.
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Related Words for wealthsabundance, prosperity, revenue, richness, treasure, riches, cash, security, property, affluence, worth, profusion, cache, estate, pelf, dough, copiousness, velvet, gold, means
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- a large amount of money and valuable material possessions
- the state of being rich
- a great profusiona wealth of gifts
- economics all goods and services with monetary, exchangeable, or productive value
Word Origin for wealth
C13 welthe, from weal ²; related to well 1
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