What does enrich mean?

Definitions for enrichɛnˈrɪtʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word enrich.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enrich(verb)

    make better or improve in quality

    "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"

  2. enrich(verb)

    make wealthy or richer

    "the oil boom enriched a lot of local people"


  1. enrich(Verb)

    To make (someone) rich or richer.

  2. enrich(Verb)

    To adorn, ornate more richly.

  3. enrich(Verb)

    To improve the state of something.

    Hobbies enrich lives.

  4. enrich(Verb)

    To add nutrients or fertilizer to the soil; to fertilize.

  5. enrich(Verb)

    To increase the amount of one isotope in a mixture of isotopes, especially in a nuclear fuel.

  6. enrich(Verb)

    To add nutrients to foodstuffs; to fortify

  7. Origin: from enrichir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enrich(verb)

    to make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge

  2. Enrich(verb)

    to supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes

  3. Enrich(verb)

    to make rich with manure; to fertilize; -- said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation

  4. Enrich(verb)

    to supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; -- said of the mind

  5. Origin: [F. enrichir; pref. en- (L. in) + riche rich. See Rich.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enrich

    en-rich′, v.t. to make rich: to fertilise: to adorn: to enhance.—n. Enrich′ment, act of enriching; that which enriches.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enrich in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enrich in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cheng Rong-fong:

    We're planning to add around 100 landmarks and installations to each of stage to enrich the experience.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    I would tell the Iranians I will guarantee you a fuel supply but you will not be allowed to enrich because we don't trust you.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    It is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate man and enrich his nature. but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.

  4. Brad Adams:

    The discovery of these mass graves should shock the Thai government into shutting down the trafficking networks that enrich officials but prey on extremely vulnerable people.

  5. President Obama:

    What is a more relevant fear would be that in Year 13, 14, 15, they have advanced centrifuges that enrich uranium fairly rapidly, and at that point, the breakout times would have shrunk almost down to zero.

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