Synonyms of rich in English:

rich


See definition of rich

adjective

1‘rich people pay higher rates of tax’

SYNONYMS

wealthy, affluent, moneyed, cash rich, well off, well-to-do, with deep pockets, prosperous, opulent, substantial, propertied

North American silk-stocking

British informal minted

informal rolling in money, rolling in it, in the money, loaded, stinking rich, filthy rich, well heeled, flush, made of money, quids in, worth a packet, worth a bundle, on easy street

informal, dated oofy

ANTONYMS

poor

2‘the castle houses rich furnishings and tapestries’

SYNONYMS

sumptuous, opulent, luxurious, luxury, deluxe, palatial, lavish, lavishly appointed, gorgeous, splendid, magnificent, resplendent, lush, plush, costly, expensive, upmarket, fancy, stylish, elegant, exquisite, grandiose

informal posh, ritzy, swanky, plushy, classy, glitzy

British informal swish

North American informal swank

rare palatian, Lucullan

ANTONYMS

plain, austere, cheap

3‘the walled garden was already rich in spring flowers’

SYNONYMS

abounding in, well provided with, well supplied with, well stocked with, replete with, abundant in, rife with, crammed with, crowded with, packed with, jammed with, stuffed with, teeming with, swarming with, overflowing with, bursting with, brimful with, brimming with, loaded with, overloaded with, thick with, solid with

informal jam-packed with, chock-a-block with, chock-full of

NZ Australian informal chocker with

4‘the town offers a rich supply of coffee shops and restaurants’

SYNONYMS

plentiful, abundant, copious, ample, profuse, lavish, liberal, generous, bountiful, large, huge, great, bumper, overflowing, superabundant, infinite, inexhaustible, prolific

South African informal lank

literary bounteous, plenteous

ANTONYMS

meagre, poor

5‘blackcurrant bushes require fairly rich soil’

SYNONYMS

fertile, productive, fecund, fruitful, lush, arable

ANTONYMS

barren

6‘mussels should not be bathed in a rich sauce’

SYNONYMS

creamy, fatty, buttery, heavy, full-flavoured

ANTONYMS

light, delicate

7‘a lovely, rich, oaky wine’

SYNONYMS

full-bodied, heavy, luscious, robust, opulent, big, fruity, fat

ANTONYMS

light

8‘the rich colours of autumn’

SYNONYMS

strong, deep, full, intense, vivid, brilliant, warm, vibrant, graphic

ANTONYMS

delicate, pastel

9‘her rich contralto voice’

SYNONYMS

sonorous, full, resonant, ringing, vibrant, deep, clear, mellow, mellifluous, melodious, full-bodied, strong, booming, fruity

rare mellifluent

ANTONYMS

thin, reedy

10‘that's rich, coming from you’

SYNONYMS

preposterous, outrageous, unreasonable, absurd, ironic, ridiculous, ludicrous, laughable, risible

a bit much, a joke, a laugh, priceless

British over the top, OTT, a bit thick