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en·rich

 (ĕn-rĭch′)
tr.v. en·riched, en·rich·ing, en·rich·es
1. To make rich or richer.
2. To make fuller, more meaningful, or more rewarding: An appreciation of art will enrich your life.
3. To add fertilizer to.
4. To add a nutrient or nutrients to: a government program to enrich flour with folic acid.
5. To add to the beauty or character of; adorn: "Glittering tears enriched her eyes" (Arnold Bennett).
6. Physics To increase the amount of one or more radioactive isotopes in (a material, especially a nuclear fuel).

[Middle English enrichen, from Old French enrichier : en-, causative pref.; see en-1 + riche, rich; see rich.]

en·rich′er n.

enrich

(ɪnˈrɪtʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to increase the wealth of
2. to endow with fine or desirable qualities: to enrich one's experience by travelling.
3. to make more beautiful; adorn; decorate: a robe enriched with jewels.
4. to improve in quality, colour, flavour, etc
5. (Cookery) to increase the food value of by adding nutrients: to enrich dog biscuits with calcium.
6. (Agriculture) to make (soil) more productive, esp by adding fertilizer
7. (Chemistry) physics to increase the concentration or abundance of one component or isotope in (a solution or mixture); concentrate: to enrich a solution by evaporation; enrich a nuclear fuel.
enˈriched adj
enˈricher n
enˈrichment n

en•rich

(ɛnˈrɪtʃ)

v.t.
1. to supply with riches or wealth.
2. to supply with abundance of anything desirable: new words that have enriched the language.
3. to add greater value or significance to: Art can enrich life.
4. to adorn or decorate.
5. to improve in quality or productivity, as by adding desirable ingredients: to enrich soil.
6. to increase the proportion of a valuable mineral or isotope in: fuel enriched with uranium 235.
7.
a. to restore to (a food) a nutrient lost in processing: enriched flour.
b. to add vitamins and minerals to (food) to enhance its nutritive value.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French enrichir]
en•rich′er, n.
en•rich′ing•ly, adv.

enrich


Past participle: enriched
Gerund: enriching

Imperative
enrich
enrich
Present
I enrich
you enrich
he/she/it enriches
we enrich
you enrich
they enrich
Preterite
I enriched
you enriched
he/she/it enriched
we enriched
you enriched
they enriched
Present Continuous
I am enriching
you are enriching
he/she/it is enriching
we are enriching
you are enriching
they are enriching
Present Perfect
I have enriched
you have enriched
he/she/it has enriched
we have enriched
you have enriched
they have enriched
Past Continuous
I was enriching
you were enriching
he/she/it was enriching
we were enriching
you were enriching
they were enriching
Past Perfect
I had enriched
you had enriched
he/she/it had enriched
we had enriched
you had enriched
they had enriched
Future
I will enrich
you will enrich
he/she/it will enrich
we will enrich
you will enrich
they will enrich
Future Perfect
I will have enriched
you will have enriched
he/she/it will have enriched
we will have enriched
you will have enriched
they will have enriched
Future Continuous
I will be enriching
you will be enriching
he/she/it will be enriching
we will be enriching
you will be enriching
they will be enriching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enriching
you have been enriching
he/she/it has been enriching
we have been enriching
you have been enriching
they have been enriching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enriching
you will have been enriching
he/she/it will have been enriching
we will have been enriching
you will have been enriching
they will have been enriching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enriching
you had been enriching
he/she/it had been enriching
we had been enriching
you had been enriching
they had been enriching
Conditional
I would enrich
you would enrich
he/she/it would enrich
we would enrich
you would enrich
they would enrich
Past Conditional
I would have enriched
you would have enriched
he/she/it would have enriched
we would have enriched
you would have enriched
they would have enriched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enrich - make better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"
fill out, round out - make bigger or better or more complete
throttle, choke - reduce the air supply; "choke a carburetor"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
fertilize, fertilise, feed - provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to; "We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"
impoverish, deprive - take away
2.enrich - make wealthy or richer; "the oil boom enriched a lot of local people"
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
feather one's nest - enrich oneself by taking advantage of one's position; "The congressmen feathered his nest through his connection with big business"
impoverish - make poor

enrich

verb
1. enhance, develop, improve, boost, supplement, refine, cultivate, heighten, endow, augment, ameliorate, aggrandize Vivid fantasies can enrich your sex life.
2. make rich, make wealthy, make affluent, make prosperous, make well-off He enriched himself at the expense of others.

enrich

verb
To make fertile:
Translations
berigeforbedre
gazdagít
auîga; efnabæta
praturtinti
bagātinātuzlabot
zengin etmekzenginleştirmek

enrich

[ɪnˈrɪtʃ] VT
1. (= improve)
1.1. [+ sb's life, society, language] → enriquecer
it was an enriching experiencefue una experiencia enriquecedora
1.2. [+ food] → enriquecer; [+ soil] → fertilizar, abonar
1.3. (Phys) [+ uranium] → enriquecer
2. (= make wealthy) → enriquecer

enrich

[ɪnˈrɪtʃ] vt
(= improve) [+ person, life, collection] → enrichir
(financially)enrichir

enrich

vtbereichern; soil, foodanreichern; to enrich oneselfsich bereichern; to enrich one’s lifesein Leben bereichern

enrich

[ɪnˈrɪtʃ] vtarricchire

enrich

(inˈritʃ) verb
to improve the quality of. Fertilizers enrich the soil; Reading enriches the mind; an enriching (= useful and enjoyable) experience.

enrich

vt. enriquecer.

enrich

vt enriquecer
References in classic literature ?
For poverty enriches those who live above it, and is a sure passport to truly hospitable spirits.
When he had thoroughly washed himself, and had got the brine out of his hair, he anointed himself with oil, and put on the clothes which the girl had given him; Minerva then made him look taller and stronger than before, she also made the hair grow thick on the top of his head, and flow down in curls like hyacinth blossoms; she glorified him about the head and shoulders as a skilful workman who has studied art of all kinds under Vulcan and Minerva enriches a piece of silver plate by gilding it--and his work is full of beauty.
Love is inexhaustible, and if its estate is wasted, its granary emptied, still cheers and enriches, and the man, though he sleep, seems to purify the air and his house to adorn the landscape and strengthen the laws.