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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rich, a. [Compar. Richer superl. Richest.]
 1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land, goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; -- opposed to poor. Rich merchants.”
    The rich [person] hath many friends.   --Prov. xiv. 20.
 As a thief, bent to unhoard the cash
 Of some rich burgher.   --Milton.
 2. Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant; copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich entertainment; a rich crop.
 If life be short, it shall be glorious;
 Each minute shall be rich in some great action.   --Rowe.
 The gorgeous East with richest hand
 Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold.   --Milton.
 3. Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful; as, rich soil or land; a rich mine.
 4. Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur; rich presents.
    Like to rich and various gems.   --Milton.
 5. Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; -- especially applied to articles of food or drink which are high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit.
    Sauces and rich spices are fetched from India.   --Baker.
 6. Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color.
 7. Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich music.
 8. Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich scenery.
 9. Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as, the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character. [Colloq.]
 Note:Rich is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, rich-fleeced, rich-jeweled, rich-laden, rich-stained.
 Syn: -- Wealthy; affluent; opulent; ample; copious; abundant; plentiful; fruitful; costly; sumptuous; precious; generous; luscious.