Definition of Riches

1. Noun. An abundance of material possessions and resources.

Exact synonyms: Wealth
Generic synonyms: Material Resource
Specialized synonyms: Gold, Hoarded Wealth, Treasure
Derivative terms: Wealthy



Definition of Riches

1. n. pl. That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence.

Definition of Riches

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

2. Noun. Money, goods, wealth, treasure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Riches

1. wealth [n] - See also: wealth

Lexicographical Neighbors of Riches

rich for one's blood
rich man
rich person
rich tea biscuit
rich text
richdom
riche
riched
richellite
richelsdorfite
richen
richened
richening
richens
richer
riches (current term)
richesse
richesses
richest
richetite
riching
richish
richly
richness
richnesses
richt
richted
richter
richterite
richteritic

Literary usage of Riches

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1878)
"OP riches. I CANNOT call riches better than the baggage of virtue. The Roman word is better, ... For as the baggage is to an army, so is riches to virtue. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"beware of hasty gathering of riches; Qui festinat ad divitias, non erit insons ... The poets feign, that when Plutus (which is riches) is sent from Jupiter, ..."

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