3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, adjective [Cf. F. affluent, L. affluens, -entis, p. pr. See {Affluence}.]

1. Flowing to; flowing abundantly. "Affluent blood." --Harvey.

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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Affluent \Af"flu*ent\, noun A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream.

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" [syn: {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 [syn: {feeder}, {tributary}, {confluent}, {affluent}] [ant: {distributary}]

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