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ENRICH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enrich mean? 

ENRICH (verb)
  The verb ENRICH has 2 senses:

1. make better or improve in quality
2. make wealthy or richer

  Familiarity information: ENRICH used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENRICH (verb)


Sense 1enrich [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make better or improve in quality

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context examples:

The experience enriched her understanding / enriched foods

Hypernyms (to "enrich" is one way to...):

ameliorate; amend; better; improve; meliorate (to make better)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enrich"):

fill out; round out (make bigger or better or more complete)

choke; throttle (reduce the air supply)

feed; fertilise; fertilize (provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something

Antonym:

deprive (take away)


Sense 2enrich [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make wealthy or richer

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

the oil boom enriched a lot of local people

Hypernyms (to "enrich" is one way to...):

add (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "enrich"):

feather one's nest (enrich oneself by taking advantage of one's position)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody

Antonym:

impoverish (make poor)


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