En*rich" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enriched (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Enriching.] [F. enrichir; pref. en- (L. in) + riche rich. See Rich.]

1.

To make rich with any kind of wealth; to render opulent; to increase the possessions of; as, to enrich the understanding with knowledge.

Seeing, Lord, your great mercy Us hath enriched so openly. Chaucer's Dream.

2.

To supply with ornament; to adorn; as, to enrich a ceiling by frescoes.

3.

To make rich with manure; to fertilize; -- said of the soil; as, to enrich land by irrigation.

4.

To supply with knowledge; to instruct; to store; -- said of the mind.

Sir W. Raleigh.

 

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