What does riches mean?

Definitions for riches
ˈrɪtʃ ɪzrich·es

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word riches.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wealth, richesnoun

    an abundance of material possessions and resources

Wiktionary

  1. richesnoun

    Money, goods, wealth, treasure.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Richesnoun

    Etymology: richesses, Fr.

    The instrumentalness of riches to charity has rendered it necessary by laws to secure propriety. Henry Hammond.

    Chemists seek riches by transmutation and the great elixir. Thomas Sprat.

    Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion than our neighbours, whereby we are enabled to procure to ourselves a greater plenty of the conveniencies of life, than comes within their reach, who, sharing the gold and silver of the world in a less proportion, want the means of plenty and power, and so are poorer. John Locke.

    What riches give us, let us first enquire,
    Meat, fire, and cloaths; what more? meat, cloaths, and fire. Alexander Pope.

    The riches of heav’ns pavement, trodden gold. John Milton.

ChatGPT

  1. riches

    Riches refer to a large amount of money or valuable possessions, wealth, or material prosperity. It can also connote resources that hold great value or abundance, such as natural resources, intellectual wealth or personal talents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Richesadjective

    that which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence

  2. Richesadjective

    that which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like

Wikidata

  1. Riches

    Riches is a limited edition compilation album that was temporarily included with the Raintown album by the Scottish rock band Deacon Blue, starting in February 1988. Only 20,000 copies were made. It contains the two bonus tracks that were included on the CD version of Raintown, plus selected tracks and B-sides from the following single releases: ⁕"Dignity" ⁕"Loaded" ⁕"When Will You" ⁕"Dignity"

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Riches

    rich′ez, n.pl. (in B. sometimes n.sing.) wealth: richness: abundance: an intellectual treasure, as the riches of wisdom: the pearl, flower, or cream of anything. [M. E. richesse (n.sing.)—O. Fr. richesse—Mid. High Ger. ríche.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RICHES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Riches is ranked #25171 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Riches surname appeared 985 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Riches.

    94.9% or 935 total occurrences were White.
    2% or 20 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riches in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riches in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of riches in a Sentence

  1. Chuang - Tzu:

    When the Enlightened King rules his deeds spread over the whole world but seem not from himself. His riches are loaned to the Myriad Things, but the people do not depend on him. He is there, but no one mentions his name. He let things find their own delight

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    If you are poor, shun association with him who measures men with the yardstick of riches.

  3. Unknown:

    The world pins no medals on you because of what you know, but it may crown you with glory and riches for what you do.

  4. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    Jesus died with nothing at all and preached that the poor are blessed. He condemned those who have riches and are content that others remain poor.

  5. Eric Hoffer:

    The real haves are they who can acquire freedom, self-confidence, and even riches without depriving others of them. They acquire all of these by developing and applying their potentialities. On the other hand, the real have nots are they who cannot have aught except by depriving others of it. They can feel free only by diminishing the freedom of others, self-confident by spreading fear and dependence among others, and rich by making others poor.

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