MONEY › having much more money than most people, or owning things that could be sold for a lot of money: She's the third richest woman in Britain. These cars are only for the rich.
CONTAINING A LOT › containing a lot of something that is important or valuable: rich soil Both foods are rich in Vitamin C.
FOOD › Rich food has a lot of butter, cream, or eggs in it: a rich sauce
STRONG › A rich sound is low and strong, and a rich colour is bright and strong. richness noun [U]