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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enrichverb

    make better or improve in quality

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

  2. enrichverb

    make wealthy or richer

    "the oil boom enriched a lot of local people"


  1. enrichverb

    To make (someone) rich or richer.

    Etymology: from enrichir.

  2. enrichverb

    To adorn, ornate more richly.

    Etymology: from enrichir.

  3. enrichverb

    To improve the state of something.

    Hobbies enrich lives.

    Etymology: from enrichir.

  4. enrichverb

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

    Etymology: from enrichir.

  5. enrichverb

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

    Etymology: from enrichir.

  6. enrichverb

    To add nutrients to foodstuffs; to fortify

    Etymology: from enrichir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enrichverb

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

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

  2. Enrichverb

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

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

  3. Enrichverb

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

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

  4. Enrichverb

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

    Etymology: [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.

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  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

Examples of enrich in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Leadership is a call to serve the populace or group of people and not at all a call for the populace or group of people to serve you. Secondly, leadership is a call to enrich the lives of the populace or group of people via your policies, programmes and projects. It is never a call to enrich your own self. Conclusively, leadership is a privilege to positively impact the lives of the populace or group of people. It is as well an opportunity to leave behind landmarks for posterity, that will equally outlive you and speak for you, years after your demise. Now, that is just food for thought for present leaders and potential leaders. -Emeasoba George

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    It is commonly observed that a sudden wealth, like a prize drawn in a lottery or a large bequest to a poor family, does not permanently enrich. They have served no apprenticeship to wealth, and with the rapid wealth come rapid claims which they do not know how to deny, and the treasure is quickly dissipated.

  3. Nora Roberts:

    Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.

  4. Michael Bennet:

    The journalism of Times Opinion has never mattered more than in this time of crisis at home and around the world, and Ive been honored to be part of it, im so proud of the work my colleagues and I have done to focus attention on injustice and threats to freedom and to enrich debate about the right path forward by bringing new voices and ideas to Times readers.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Saying others the fools does not make one a wise unless and until the same person eschews own words of advice to others and displays the world of action that is nice to enrich only the good character people's lives.”

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