- 1to improve the quality of something, often by adding something to it enrich something The study of science has enriched all our lives. enrich something with something Most breakfast cereals are enriched with vitamins.
- 2enrich somebody/something to make somebody/something rich or richer a nation enriched by oil revenues He used his position to enrich himself. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘make wealthy’): from Old French enrichir, from en-
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃ//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enrich
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃ//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃ//he / she / it enriches
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃɪz//past simple enriched
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃt//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃt//past participle enriched
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃt//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃt//-ing form enriching
BrE BrE//ɪnˈrɪtʃɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈrɪtʃɪŋ//