Enrich meaning

ĕn-rĭch
To enrich is defined as to improve something or make something better.

When you go to college and learn a lot of new facts and information, this is an example of a situation where you enrich your mind.

When you add extra vitamins to orange juice, this is an example of a time when you enrich the juice with vitamins.

When your uncle leaves you $500, this is an example of a time when you enrich your available cash.

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To make rich or richer.
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To make fuller, more meaningful, or more rewarding.

An appreciation of art will enrich your life.

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To add fertilizer to.
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To add nutrients to.

The dairy enriched its milk with vitamin D.

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To add to the beauty or character of; adorn.
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To increase the amount of one or more radioactive isotopes in (a material, especially a nuclear fuel).
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To make rich or richer.
  • To give more wealth to.
  • To give greater value, importance, effectiveness, etc. to.
    To enrich a curriculum.
  • To decorate; adorn.
  • To fertilize (soil).
  • To add vitamins, minerals, etc. to (bread, flour, etc.) so as to increase the nutritional value.
  • To concentrate (a radioactive isotope) in the making of nuclear fuel.
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To add a nutrient or nutrients to.

A government program to enrich flour with folic acid.

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To make (someone) rich or richer.
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To adorn, ornate more richly.
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To improve the state of something.

Hobbies enrich lives.

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To add nutrients or fertilizer to the soil; to fertilize.
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(physics) To increase the amount of one isotope in a mixture of isotopes, especially in a nuclear fuel.
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To add nutrients to foodstuffs; to fortify.
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Origin of enrich

  • Middle English enrichen from Old French enrichier en- causative pref. en–1 riche rich rich

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English, from Anglo-Norman enrichir.

    From Wiktionary