Antonyms of noun rich

1 sense 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")
       Antonym of poor (Sense 1)
      => poor people, poor -- (people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group); "the urban poor need assistance")

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

1 sense 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")
       => 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 rich

12 senses of rich

Sense 1
rich (vs. poor) -- (possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles")

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")

Sense 2
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")

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 3
rich -- (of great worth or quality; "a rich collection of antiques")

INDIRECT (VIA valuable) -> worthless -- (lacking in usefulness or value; "a worthless idler")

Sense 4
fat, fertile, productive, rich -- (marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil")

INDIRECT (VIA fruitful) -> unfruitful -- (not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production)

Sense 5
deep, rich -- (strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red")

INDIRECT (VIA colorful) -> colorless, colourless -- (weak in color; not colorful)

Sense 6
rich -- (very productive; "rich seams of coal")

INDIRECT (VIA productive) -> unproductive -- (not producing or capable of producing; "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries")

Sense 7
rich (vs. lean) -- (high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture")

lean (vs. rich) -- (lacking in mineral content or combustible material; "lean ore"; "lean fuel")

Sense 8
rich (vs. poor) -- (suggestive of or characterized by great expense; "a rich display")

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 9
rich -- (containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar; "rich desserts"; "they kept gorging on rich foods")

INDIRECT (VIA unwholesome) -> wholesome -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

Sense 10
full-bodied, racy, rich, robust -- (marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee")

INDIRECT (VIA tasty) -> tasteless -- (lacking flavor)

Sense 11
rich -- (pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice")

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> thin -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")

Sense 12
ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich -- (affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj rich

12 senses of rich

Sense 1
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")
          Also See-> abundant#1; privileged#1

Sense 2
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 3
rich -- (of great worth or quality; "a rich collection of antiques")
       => valuable (vs. worthless) -- (having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange; "a valuable diamond")

Sense 4
fat, fertile, productive, rich -- (marked by great fruitfulness; "fertile farmland"; "a fat land"; "a productive vineyard"; "rich soil")
       => fruitful (vs. unfruitful) -- (productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply")

Sense 5
deep, rich -- (strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red")
       => colorful (vs. colorless), colourful -- (having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves")

Sense 6
rich -- (very productive; "rich seams of coal")
       => productive (vs. unproductive) -- (producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly); "productive farmland"; "his productive years"; "a productive collaboration")

Sense 7
rich (vs. lean) -- (high in mineral content; having a high proportion of fuel to air; "a rich vein of copper", "a rich gas mixture")

Sense 8
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 9
rich -- (containing plenty of fat, or eggs, or sugar; "rich desserts"; "they kept gorging on rich foods")
       => unwholesome (vs. wholesome) -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")

Sense 10
full-bodied, racy, rich, robust -- (marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee")
       => tasty (vs. tasteless) -- (pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel")

Sense 11
rich -- (pleasantly full and mellow; "a rich tenor voice")
       => full (vs. thin) -- ((of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice")

Sense 12
ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich -- (affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

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