Definitions for: Riches

[n] an abundance of material possessions and resources

Webster (1913) Definition: Rich"es, n. pl. [OE. richesse, F. richesse, from riche
rich, of German origin. See Rich,a.]
1. That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods,
money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence.

Riches do not consist in having more gold and
silver, but in having more in proportion, than our
neighbors. --Locke.

2. That which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like.

The riche of heaven's pavement, trodden gold.

Note: Richesse, the older form of this word, was in the
singular number. The form riches, however, is plural in
appearance, and has now come to be used as a plural.

Against the richesses of this world shall they
have misease of poverty. --Chaucer.

In one hour so great riches is come to nought.
--Rev. xviii.

And for that riches where is my deserving?

Syn: Wealth; opulence; affluence; wealthiness; richness;
plenty; abundance.

Synonyms: wealth

See Also: gold, hoarded wealth, material resource, treasure

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