What does affluent mean?

Definitions for affluent
ˈæf lu ənt or, sometimes, əˈflu-af·flu·ent

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. affluent(noun)

    an affluent person; a person who is financially well off

    "the so-called emerging affluents"

  2. feeder, tributary, confluent, affluent(adj)

    a branch that flows into the main stream

  3. affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy(adj)

    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value

    "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"


  1. affluent(Noun)

    Somebody who is wealthy.

  2. affluent(Noun)

    A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream; a tributary.

  3. affluent(Adjective)

    Abundant; copious; plenteous.

  4. affluent(Adjective)

    Abounding in goods or riches; materially wealthy.

  5. affluent(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Affluent(adj)

    flowing to; flowing abundantly

  2. Affluent(adj)

    abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches

  3. Affluent(noun)

    a stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. affluent, L. affluens, -entis, p. pr. See Affluence.]


  1. Affluent

    Affluent is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred and raced by Janis Whitham, and trained by U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Ron McAnally, the daughter of 1978 U.S. Triple Crown winner Affirmed won four Grade I races and retired to broodmare duty with career earnings of $1,497,650. As a broodmare, Affluent has produced two foals by Storm Cat, one by Distorted Humor and a foal by Awesome Again is due in 2009.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Affluent

    af′flōō-ent, adj. abounding: wealthy (with in).—n. a stream flowing into a river or lake.—ns. Af′fluence, abundance: wealth; Af′fluency (obs.).—adv. Af′fluently.—n. Af′fluentness. [L. affluĕre, affluent-emad, to, fluĕre, to flow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affluent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affluent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of affluent in a Sentence

  1. Susan Berry:

    People are shocked because it's an affluent neighborhood.

  2. Police Chief Debra Walthall Bland:

    I guess I was simply a brown face in an affluent neighborhood.

  3. President Obama:

    I do think at a certain point you've made enough money. The affluent.

  4. Erich Fromm:

    The only truly affluent are those who do not want more than they have.

  5. Sunil Joyia:

    Magnanimity does not make you affluent but it buy you gems a affluent can't..

Images & Illustrations of affluent

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • охолен, богаташ, вливащ се, богат, изобиленBulgarian
  • reich, begütert, Geldsack, Reicher, wohlhabend, reichlichGerman
  • adinerado, abundante, ricachón, afluente, ricoSpanish
  • فراوانPersian
  • varakas, runsasFinnish
  • richard, abondant, affluent, richeFrench
  • धनीHindi
  • tehetős, gazdagHungarian
  • 裕福, 金満家, 金持ちJapanese
  • welgesteldDutch
  • zamożnyPolish
  • afluentePortuguese
  • afluentRomanian
  • вливаться, зажиточный, обильный, богач, состоятельный, богатый, изобильныйRussian
  • богаташ, imućnik, bogataš, имућан, имућник, imućanSerbo-Croatian
  • öveflödande, riklig, välbärgad, rik, förmögenSwedish
  • varlıklıTurkish

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