Pronunciation: (en-rich'), [key]
1. to supply with riches, wealth, abundant or valuable possessions, etc.: Commerce enriches a nation.
2. to supply with abundance of anything desirable: to enrich the mind with knowledge.
3. to add greater value or significance to: Art enriches life.
4. to adorn or decorate: a picture frame enriched with gold.
5. to make finer in quality, as by supplying desirable elements or ingredients: to enrich soil.
6. to increase the proportion of a valuable mineral or isotope in (a substance or material): The fuel was enriched with uranium 235 for the nuclear reactor.
7. Nutrition.
a. to restore to (a food) a nutrient that has been lost during an early stage of processing: to enrich flour with thiamine, iron, niacin, and riboflavin.
b. to add vitamins and minerals to (food) to enhance its nutritive value.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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