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Verb (transitive)


enrichv. t. [F. enrichir; pref. en- (L. in) + riche rich. See Rich.].
  •  To make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge.  [1913 Webster]
    "Seeing, Lord, your great mercy
    Us hath enriched so openly.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make rich with manure; to fertilize; -- said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; -- said of the mind.  Sir W. Raleigh.  [1913 Webster]


enrich, v.tr.
1 make rich or richer.
2 make richer in quality, flavour, nutritive value, etc.
3 add to the contents of (a collection, museum, or book).
4 increase the content of an isotope in (material) esp. enrich uranium with isotope U-235.

enrichment n.
ME f. OF enrichir (as EN-(1), RICH)



acculturate, add to, adorn, advance, ameliorate, amend, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, better, blazon, boost, bring forward, civilize, color, convolute, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, edify, educate, elaborate, elevate, embellish, emblazon, embroider, emend, endow, enhance, enlighten, fatten, favor, fecundify, fertilize, festoon, fig out, fix up, flourish, fortify, forward, foster, fructify, furbish, garnish, gild, go straight, grace, gussy up, impregnate, improve, improve upon, inseminate, involve, lard, lift, load with ornament, make an improvement, manure, meliorate, mend, nurture, ornament, overcharge, overlay, overload, paint, prank, prank up, preen, prettify, primp, primp up, prink, prink up, prolificate, promote, raise, redecorate, redo, refine, refine upon, reform, refurbish, restore, richen, set off, set out, smarten, smarten up, socialize, spruce up, straighten out, titivate, transfigure, transform, trick out, trick up, trim, upgrade, uplift, varnish




VB improve, be better, become better, get better, mend, amend, advance, ascend, increase, fructify, ripen, mature, pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable turn, turn over a new leaf, turn the corner, raise one's head, sow one's wild oats, recover, be better, be improved by, turn to right account, turn to good account, turn to best account, profit by, reap the benefit of, make good use of, make capital out of, place to good account, render better, improve, mend, amend, better, ameliorate, meliorate, correct, decrassify, improve upon, refine upon, rectify, enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten, promote, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance, bring forward, bring on, foster, invigorate, touch up, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up, polish, cook, make the most of, set off to advantage, prune, repair, put in order, review, revise, make corrections, make improvements, doctor, purify, relieve, refresh, infuse new blood into, recruit, reform, remodel, reorganize, new model, view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober, palliate, mitigate, lessen an evil.


VB be rich, roll in wealth, roll in riches, wallow in wealth, wallow in riches, afford, well afford, command money, command a sum, make both ends meet, hold one's head above water, become rich, strike it rich, come into a sum of money, receive a windfall, receive an inheritance, hit the jackpot, win the lottery, fill one's pocket, feather one's nest, make a fortune, make money, enrich, imburse, worship the golden calf, worship Mammon.


VB ornament, overlay with ornament, overcharge, smell of the lamp, ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize, smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, enamel, japan, lacquer, paint, grain, garnish, trim, dizen, bedizen, prink, prank, trick out, fig out, deck, bedeck, dight, bedight, array, begawd, titivate, dress, dress up, spangle, bespangle, powder, embroider, work, chase, emboss, fret, emblazon, illuminate, illustrate, become.

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