Meaning of wealth


Pronunciation: (welth), [key]
  1. a great quantity or store of money, valuable possessions, property, or other riches: the wealth of a city.
  2. an abundance or profusion of anything; plentiful amount: a wealth of imagery.
    1. all things that have a monetary or exchange value.
    2. anything that has utility and is capable of being appropriated or exchanged.
  3. rich or valuable contents or produce: the wealth of the soil.
  4. the state of being rich; prosperity; affluence: persons of wealth and standing.
  5. happiness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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