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Synonyms of 'wealth'

(noun) 
Definition
the state of being rich
The discovery of oil brought untold wealth to the island.
Synonyms
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fortune
Eating out all the time costs a fortune.
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prosperity
a life of peace and prosperity
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affluence
The postwar era was one of new affluence for the working class.
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money
A lot of money that you pay goes back to the distributor.
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cash
I'm a bit short of cash this month.
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resources
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substance
mature men of substance
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possessions
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big money
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big bucks (informal, mainly US)
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opulence
He is surrounded by possessions which testify to his opulence.
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top dollar (informal)
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megabucks (US, Canadian, slang)
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lucre
Now they can feel less guilty about their piles of filthy lucre.
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wonga (slang)
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pelf (archaic)
Opposites
(noun) 
Definition
a large amount of money and valuable material possessions
His personal wealth is estimated at over 50 million dollars.
Synonyms
property
Security forces confiscated weapons and stolen property.
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capital
The company is having difficulties in raising capital.
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estate
His estate was valued at £100,000.
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fortune
He made his fortune in car sales.
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possessions
(noun) 
Definition
a great amount or number
The city boasts a wealth of beautiful churches
Synonyms
abundance
a staggering abundance of food
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store
I handed over my store of chocolate biscuits.
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plenty
You are fortunate to be growing up in a time of peace and plenty.
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richness
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bounty
autumn's bounty of fruits, seeds and berries
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profusion
a delightful river with a profusion of flowers growing along its banks
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fullness
High-fibre diets give the feeling of fullness.
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cornucopia
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plenitude
a book with a plenitude of pictures
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Opposites

related words

related mania plutomania

Quotations

In every well-governed state, wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing [Anatole FranceL'Île des pingouins]
It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God [Bible: St. Mark]I am rich beyond the dreams of avarice [Edward MooreThe Gamester]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of affluence
The postwar era was one of new affluence for the working class.
Synonyms
big money,
big bucks (informal, US),
top dollar (informal),
megabucks (US, Canadian, slang),
pretty penny (informal),
wad (US, Canadian, slang),
tidy sum (informal)
in the sense of bounty
Definition
something provided in generous amounts
autumn's bounty of fruits, seeds and berries
in the sense of capital
Definition
wealth used to produce more wealth by investment
The company is having difficulties in raising capital.
Synonyms
investment(s),
finances,
resources,
wonga (slang)

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