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Definitions for riches
ˈrɪtʃ ɪzrich·es

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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.

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

Freebase

  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.]

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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. Euripides:

    I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.

  2. Book of Proverbs:

    Give me neither poverty nor riches.

  3. Terence:

    Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not.

  4. Mrs. Sigourney:

    In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.

  5. Walter Savage Landor:

    The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.

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