verb (used with object)
to supply with riches, wealth, abundant or valuable possessions, etc.:
Commerce enriches a nation.
to supply with abundance of anything desirable:
to enrich the mind with knowledge.
to add greater value or significance to:
Art enriches life.
to adorn or decorate:
a picture frame enriched with gold.
to make finer in quality, as by supplying desirable elements or ingredients:
to enrich soil.
to increase the proportion of a valuable mineral or isotope in (a substance or material):
The fuel was enriched with uranium 235 for the nuclear reactor.
to restore to (a food) a nutrient that has been lost during an early stage of processing:
to enrich flour with thiamine, iron, niacin, and riboflavin.
to add vitamins and minerals to (food) to enhance its nutritive value.
to increase the wealth of
to endow with fine or desirable qualities: to enrich one’s experience by travelling
to make more beautiful; adorn; decorate: a robe enriched with jewels
to improve in quality, colour, flavour, etc
to increase the food value of by adding nutrients: to enrich dog biscuits with calcium
to make (soil) more productive, esp by adding fertilizer
(physics) to increase the concentration or abundance of one component or isotope in (a solution or mixture); concentrate: to enrich a solution by evaporation, enrich a nuclear fuel
noun 1. an act of enriching. 2. the state of being enriched. 3. something that enriches: the enrichments of education and travel.
[en-ter-tey-ning] /ˌɛn tərˈteɪ nɪŋ/ adjective 1. affording entertainment; amusing; diverting: We spent an entertaining evening at the theater. entertaining /ˌɛntəˈteɪnɪŋ/ adjective 1. serving to entertain or give pleasure; diverting; amusing
[en-ter-teyn-muh nt] /ˌɛn tərˈteɪn mənt/ noun 1. the act of entertaining; agreeable occupation for the mind; diversion; amusement: Solving the daily crossword puzzle is an entertainment for many. 2. something affording pleasure, diversion, or amusement, especially a performance of some kind: The highlight of the ball was an elaborate entertainment. 3. hospitable provision for the […]
noun 1. a realistic respect for or favorable impression of oneself; self-respect. 2. an inordinately or exaggeratedly favorable impression of oneself. noun 1. respect for or a favourable opinion of oneself 2. an unduly high opinion of oneself; vanity