Antonyms of noun poor

1 sense of poor

Sense 1
poor people, poor -- (people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance")
       Antonym of rich (Sense 1)
      => rich people, rich -- (people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group); "only the very rich benefit from this legislation")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun poor

1 sense of poor

Sense 1
poor people, poor -- (people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Antonyms of adj poor

6 senses of poor

Sense 1
hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched -- (deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life")

INDIRECT (VIA unfortunate) -> fortunate -- (having unexpected good fortune; "other, less fortunate, children died"; "a fortunate choice")

Sense 2
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")

rich (vs. poor) -- (possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles")
        => affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy -- (having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations")
        => comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do -- (in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community")

Sense 3
poor (vs. rich) -- (characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town")

rich (vs. poor) -- (suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display")
        => deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous -- (rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms")
        => lavish, lucullan, lush, plush, plushy -- (characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast")

Sense 4
poor (vs. rich) -- (lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value")

rich (vs. poor) -- (having an abundant supply of desirable qualities or substances (especially natural resources); "blessed with a land rich in minerals"; "rich in ideas"; "rich with cultural interest")

Sense 5
inadequate, poor, short -- (not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience")

INDIRECT (VIA insufficient) -> sufficient -- (of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food")

Sense 6
poor -- (unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor")

INDIRECT (VIA bad) -> good -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

Similarity of adj poor

6 senses of poor

Sense 1
hapless, miserable, misfortunate, pathetic, piteous, pitiable, pitiful, poor, wretched -- (deserving or inciting pity; "a hapless victim"; "miserable victims of war"; "the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy; "piteous appeals for help"; "pitiable homeless children"; "a pitiful fate"; "Oh, you poor thing"; "his poor distorted limbs"; "a wretched life")
       => unfortunate (vs. fortunate) -- (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune; "an unfortunate turn of events"; "an unfortunate decision"; "unfortunate investments"; "an unfortunate night for all concerned")

Sense 2
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")
       => broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke -- (lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term")
       => destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken -- (poor enough to need help from others)
       => hard up, impecunious, in straitened circumstances (predicate), penniless, penurious, pinched -- (not having enough money to pay for necessities)
       => moneyless -- (having no money; "virtually moneyless rural regions")
       => unprovided for (predicate) -- (without income or means; "left his family unprovided for")
          Also See-> underprivileged#1

Sense 3
poor (vs. rich) -- (characterized by or indicating poverty; "the country had a poor economy"; "they lived in the poor section of town")
       => beggarly, mean -- (marked by poverty befitting a beggar; "a beggarly existence in the slums"; "a mean hut")
       => slummy -- ((of housing or residential areas) indicative of poverty; "a slummy part of town"; "slum conditions")

Sense 4
poor (vs. rich) -- (lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances; "a poor land"; "the area was poor in timber and coal"; "food poor in nutritive value")
       => resourceless -- (lacking or deficient in natural resources)

Sense 5
inadequate, poor, short -- (not sufficient to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience")
       => insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")

Sense 6
poor -- (unsatisfactory; "a poor light for reading"; "poor morale"; "expectations were poor")
       => bad (vs. good) -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

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