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Rich - thesaurus

Synonyms

cash-rich

adjective

a cash-rich person, business or economy has a lot of money available to spend and invest

cash-rich

adjective

someone who is cash-rich has a lot of money, but very little time to spend it, making them time-poor

time-poor

adjective

someone who is time-poor has very little free time, and so even though they may have plenty of money they do not have much leisure time to spend it

the rich

adjective

owning a lot of money, property, or valuable possessions

the wealthy

adjective

a wealthy person, organization, or country is one that has a large amount of money, land, and other valuable things

prosperous

adjective

rich and successful

affluent

adjective

rich enough to buy things for pleasure

well-to-do

adjective

rich and belonging to an upper class family

comfortably off

adjective

rich enough to pay for everything you need

well-off

adjective

informal rich, or having enough money to live well

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affluent

adjective

used about a place where people have a lot of money

as rich as Croesus

extremely rich

better off

adjective

having more money

comfortable

adjective

rich enough to pay for everything you need

comfortably

adverb

with everything you need to have a pleasant way of life, especially money

doing (very) nicely

successful and usually earning a lot of money

filthy rich

informal very rich

flush

adjective

informal with a lot more money than you usually have

in funds

if someone is in funds, they have a lot of money

in the lap of luxury

in very comfortable and expensive conditions

landed

adjective

used for describing people who own a lot of land, especially when their family has owned it for a long time

leisured

adjective

rich enough to have a lot of time to relax and do things for enjoyment

loaded

adjective

informal very rich

minted

adjective

spoken with plenty of money. This word is used mainly by young people.

moneyed

adjective

rich, or relating to rich people

money is no object

used for saying that you have a lot of money and can buy what you want

monied

another spelling of moneyed

on easy street

rich

propertied

adjective

owning a lot of property, especially land

richly

adverb

with a lot of money or benefit

set for life

someone who is set for life has so much money that they never need to work again

stinking rich

informal very rich

well-born

adjective

born to a rich family or to a family of high social class

well-fed

adjective

a well-fed person has had a lot to eat, either at one meal or over a long period of time. This word is sometimes used for saying that the person is fat or rich

well-heeled

adjective

informal rich

worth

adjective

used for saying how rich someone is

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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