Antonyms of verb impoverish

1 of 2 senses of impoverish

Sense 1
impoverish -- (make poor)
       Antonym of enrich (Sense 2)
      => enrich -- (make wealthy or richer; "the oil boom enriched a lot of local people")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb impoverish

2 senses of impoverish

Sense 1
impoverish -- (make poor)
       => deprive -- (keep from having, keeping, or obtaining)

Sense 2
deprive, impoverish -- (take away)
       => worsen, decline -- (grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened")

Antonyms of adj impoverished

2 senses of impoverished

Sense 1
destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken -- (poor enough to need help from others)

INDIRECT (VIA poor) -> rich -- (possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles")

Sense 2
broken, wiped out (predicate), impoverished -- (destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family")

INDIRECT (VIA destroyed) -> preserved -- (kept intact or in a particular condition)

Similarity of adj impoverished

2 senses of impoverished

Sense 1
destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken -- (poor enough to need help from others)
       => poor (vs. rich) -- (having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret")

Sense 2
broken, wiped out (predicate), impoverished -- (destroyed financially; "the broken fortunes of the family")
       => destroyed (vs. preserved) -- (spoiled or ruined or demolished; "war left many cities destroyed"; "Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind")

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