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wealth

 
 
pronunciation:
welth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large amount of money or property or the state of having such.
As a woman of wealth, she was able to buy a private jet.
synonyms:
prosperity, riches
antonyms:
poverty
similar words:
assets, estate, fortune, funds, property, resources, success, treasure
definition 2: a large amount of something; abundance.
He has a wealth of knowledge about science.
synonyms:
abundance, store
similar words:
bounty, cornucopia, fund, heap, mass, mine, pile, riches
derivation: wealthless (adj.)
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  • wealthy:
    having a lot of wealth; rich.
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The word wealth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth" from "steal").