enrich
transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French enrichir, enricher, from en- + riche rich Date: 14th century to make rich or richer especially by the addition or increase of some desirable quality, attribute, or ingredient <
the experience will enrich your life
>
: as a. to add beauty to ; adorn b. to enhance the taste of <
butter will enrich the sauce
>
c. to make (a soil) more fertile d. to improve the nutritive value of (a food) by adding nutrients (as vitamins or amino acids) and especially by restoring part of the nutrients lost in processing <
enriched flour
>
e. to process so as to add or increase the proportion of a desirable ingredient <
enriched uranium
>
<
enriched natural gas
>
enricher nounenrichment noun

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