DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rich·es /ˈrɪʧəz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rich·es n. pl.
 1. That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence.
    Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion, than our neighbors.   --Locke.
 2. That which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like.
    The riche of heaven's pavement, trodden gold.   --Milton.
 Note:Richesse, the older form of this word, was in the singular number. The form riches, however, is plural in appearance, and has now come to be used as a plural.
    Against the richesses of this world shall they have misease of poverty.   --Chaucer.
    In one hour so great riches is come to nought.   --Rev. xviii. 17.
    And for that riches where is my deserving?   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Wealth; opulence; affluence; wealthiness; richness; plenty; abundance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an abundance of material possessions and resources [syn: wealth]