Wealthy

  • 1 Wealthy — Wealth y, a. [Compar. {Wealthier}; superl. {Wealthiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having wealth; having large possessions, or larger than most men, as lands, goods, money, or securities; opulent; affluent; rich. [1913 Webster] A wealthy Hebrew of my… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 wealthy — (adj.) late 14c., from WEALTH (Cf. wealth) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Meaning wealthy persons collectively is from late 14c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 wealthy — [wel′thē] adj. wealthier, wealthiest 1. having wealth; rich; prosperous; affluent 2. of, characterized by, or suggestive of wealth 3. rich or abundant (in something specified) [talk wealthy in nuances] SYN. RICH wealthily adv. wealthiness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 wealthy — index prosperous, successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 wealthy — *rich, affluent, opulent Antonyms: indigent …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 wealthy — [adj] rich; having a lot of money affluent, booming, comfortable, having it made*, independent, in the money*, loaded, made of money*, moneyed, of independent means, opulent, pecunious, prosperous, rolling in it*, substantial, upscale, well… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 wealthy — ► ADJECTIVE (wealthier, wealthiest) ▪ having a great deal of money, resources, or assets; rich …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Wealthy — ☆ Wealthy [wel′thē] n. a red, medium sized fall apple …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 wealthy — wealth 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… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 wealthy */*/ — UK [ˈwelθɪ] / US adjective Word forms wealthy : adjective wealthy comparative wealthier superlative wealthiest a) a wealthy person, organization, or country is one that has a large amount of money, land, and other valuable things Many wealthy… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 wealthy — [[t]we̱lθi[/t]] wealthier, wealthiest ADJ GRADED Someone who is wealthy has a large amount of money, property, or valuable possessions. ...a wealthy international businessman. Syn: the rich N PLURAL: the N The wealthy are people who are wealthy …

    English dictionary

  • 12 wealthy — wealthily, adv. wealthiness, n. /wel thee/, adj., wealthier, wealthiest. 1. having great wealth; rich; affluent: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation. 2. characterized by, pertaining to, or suggestive of wealth: a wealthy appearance. 3. rich in… …

    Universalium

  • 13 wealthy — wealth|y [ˈwelθi] adj comparative wealthier superlative wealthiest 1.) having a lot of money, possessions etc = ↑rich very/extremely/immensely/fabulously etc wealthy ▪ He left as a poor, working class boy and returned as an extremely wealthy man …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 wealthy — wealth|y [ welθi ] adjective ** a wealthy person, organization, or country is one that has a large amount of money, land, and other valuable things: RICH: Many wealthy businessmen contribute to political parties. Only the very wealthy (=wealthy… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 wealthy — adjective our wealthy neighbors have an indoor swimming pool Syn: rich, affluent, moneyed, well off, well to do, prosperous, comfortable, propertied; of substance; informal well heeled, rolling in it, in the money, made of money, filthy rich,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 wealthy — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ become, grow ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 wealthy — /ˈwɛlθi/ (say welthee) adjective (wealthier, wealthiest) 1. possessed of wealth; rich: a wealthy person; a wealthy nation. 2. characterised by, relating to, or suggestive of wealth: a wealthy appearance. 3. rich in character, quality, or amount;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 wealthy — adjective 1 having a lot of money, possessions etc, especially because your family has owned them for a long time: wealthy landowners 2 the wealthy people who have a lot of money, possessions etc …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 wealthy — un·wealthy; wealthy; …

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  • 20 wealthy — See rich. See rich, wealthy, affluent …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions