wealthier

wealthy

[wel-thee]
adjective, 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 character, quality, or amount; abundant or ample: a novel that is wealthy in its psychological insights.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English; see wealth, -y1

wealthily, adverb
wealthiness, noun
overwealthy, adjective
quasi-wealthy, adjective
subwealthy, adjective
superwealthy, adjective
unwealthy, adjective


1. prosperous, well-to-do, moneyed. See rich. 3. copious.


1. poor. 3. scanty.
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wealthy (ˈwɛlθɪ)
 
adj , wealthier, wealthiest
1.  possessing wealth; affluent; rich
2.  of, characterized by, or relating to wealth
3.  abounding: wealthy in friends
 
'wealthily
 
adv
 
'wealthiness
 
n

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