Wealthy vs Plentiful - What's the difference?

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Wealthy is a related term of plentiful.

As adjectives the difference between wealthy and plentiful

is that wealthy is possessing financial wealth; rich while plentiful is existing in large number or ample amount.

As a noun wealthy

is (uncountable|preceded by the)   rich people.



  • Possessing financial wealth; rich.
  • Abundant in quality or quantity; profuse.
  • Synonyms

    * affluent, prosperous * See also


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    Derived terms

    * independently wealthy

    See also

    * upscale


  • (uncountable, preceded by the)   Rich people.
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  • (countable)   A rich person.
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  • plentiful


    Alternative forms

    * plentifull (archaic)


  • Existing in large number or ample amount.
  • a plentiful harvest
    a plentiful supply of water
    She accumulated a plentiful collection of books.
  • Yielding abundance; fruitful.
  • Some years, the tree is a plentiful source of apples.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year.
  • (obsolete) lavish; profuse; prodigal
  • * Francis Bacon
  • He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from decay.


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