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English Dictionary: affluent by the DICT Development Group
3 results for affluent
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value; "an affluent banker"; "a speculator flush with cash"; "not merely rich but loaded"; "moneyed aristocrats"; "wealthy corporations"
    Synonym(s): affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy
  1. an affluent person; a person who is financially well off; "the so-called emerging affluents"
  2. a branch that flows into the main stream
    Synonym(s): feeder, tributary, confluent, affluent
    Antonym(s): distributary
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, a. [Cf. F. affluent, L. affluens, -entis,
      p. pr. See {Affluence}.]
      1. Flowing to; flowing abundantly. [bd]Affluent blood.[b8]
      2. Abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in
            goods or riches.
                     Language . . . affluent in expression. --H. Reed.
                     Loaded and blest with all the affluent store, Which
                     human vows at smoking shrines implore. --Prior.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, n.
      A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake;
      a tributary stream.
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