Wealth

  • 1 wealth — [welθ] noun [uncountable] a large amount of money or valuable possessions: • Colombia s economy needn t rely solely on its mineral wealth. • The legislation is designed to give American firms the ability to generate wealth from overseas… …

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  • 2 wealth — [ welθ ] noun uncount ** 1. ) a large amount of money and other valuable things: They used some of their wealth to build magnificent town halls. People acquired wealth in the form of goods or animals. a ) the state of being rich: He had an… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 wealth´i|ly — wealth|y «WEHL thee», adjective, wealth|i|er, wealth|i|est, noun. –adj. 1. having wealth; rich: »a very wealthy man, a wealthy country. SYNONYM( …

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  • 4 Wealth|y — «WEHL thee», adjective, wealth|i|er, wealth|i|est, noun. –adj. 1. having wealth; rich: »a very wealthy man, a wealthy country. SYNONYM( …

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  • 5 Wealth — Wealth, n. [OE. welthe, from wele; cf. D. weelde luxury. See {Weal} prosperity.] [1913 Webster] 1. Weal; welfare; prosperity; good. [Obs.] Let no man seek his own, but every man another s wealth. 1 Cor. x. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. Large possessions; …

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  • 6 wealth — W3 [welθ] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: weal good condition of life, prosperity (11 19 centuries), from Old English wela] 1.) [U] a large amount of money, property etc that a person or country owns ▪ The country s wealth comes from its oil. ▪ the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 wealth — [welth] n. [ME welthe, wealth, happiness: see WEAL2 & TH1] 1. a) much money or property; great amount of worldly possessions; riches b) the state of having much money or property; affluence [a person of wealth] …

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  • 8 wealth — index assets, boom (prosperity), economy (economic system), effects, finance, income, means (funds) …

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  • 9 wealth — mid 13c., happiness, also prosperity in abundance of possessions or riches, from M.E. wele well being (see WEAL (Cf. weal) (1)) on analogy of HEALTH (Cf. health) …

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  • 10 wealth — [n] money, resources abundance, affluence, assets, belongings, bounty, cache, capital, cash, clover*, commodities, copiousness, cornucopia, dough*, estate, fortune, funds, gold, goods, hoard, holdings, lap of luxury*, long green*, lucre,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 wealth — ► NOUN 1) an abundance of valuable possessions or money. 2) the state of being rich. 3) an abundance or profusion of something desirable. ORIGIN from WELL(Cf. ↑well) or WEAL(Cf. ↑weal), on the pattern of health …

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  • 12 Wealth — For other uses, see Wealth (disambiguation). Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or material possessions. The word wealth is derived from the old English wela, which is from an Indo European word stem.[1] An individual, community,… …

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  • 13 wealth — noun 1 money, property, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, fabulous, great, immense, incredible, tremendous, unimaginable, unprecedented, untold …

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  • 14 wealth — n. abundance of material possessions 1) to accumulate, acquire, amass, attain wealth 2) to dissipate, squander wealth 3) to flaunt one s wealth 4) fabulous, untold; hereditary wealth abundance of resources 5) mineral; natural wealth (the natural… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 Wealth — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Wealth >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wealth wealth riches fortune handsome fortune opulence affluence Sgm: N 1 good circumstances good circumstances easy circumstances Sgm: N 1 independence independence Sgm …

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  • 16 wealth — 01. In my opinion, health is more important than [wealth] because if you re sick, you can t enjoy your life, no matter how much money you have. 02. Her uncle is quite [wealthy], and has offered to pay for her to go to England to learn English. 03 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 wealth */*/ — UK [welθ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) a) a large amount of money and other valuable things They used some of their wealth to build magnificent town halls. People acquired wealth in the form of goods or animals. b) the state of being rich He had an …

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  • 18 wealth — [[t]we̱lθ[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT Wealth is the possession of a large amount of money, property, or other valuable things. You can also refer to a particular person s money or property as their wealth. Economic reform has brought relative wealth to …

    English dictionary

  • 19 wealth — com·mon·wealth; wealth; wealth·i·ly; wealth·i·ness; wealth·less; …

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  • 20 wealth — wealthless, adj. /welth/, n. 1. a great quantity or store of money, valuable possessions, property, or other riches: the wealth of a city. 2. an abundance or profusion of anything; plentiful amount: a wealth of imagery. 3. Econ. a. all things… …

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