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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wealth \Wealth\, n. [OE. welthe, from wele; cf. D. weelde luxury. See Weal prosperity.] [1913 Webster] 1. Weal; welfare; prosperity; good. [Obs.] "Let no man seek his own, but every man another's wealth." --1 Cor. x. 24. [1913 Webster] 2. Large possessions; a comparative abundance of things which are objects of human desire; esp., abundance of worldly estate; affluence; opulence; riches. [1913 Webster] I have little wealth to lose. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Each day new wealth, without their care, provides. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Wealth comprises all articles of value and nothing else. --F. A. Walker. [1913 Webster] 3. (Econ.) (a) In the private sense, all property which has a money value. (b) In the public sense, all objects, esp. material objects, which have economic utility. (c) Those energies, faculties, and habits directly contributing to make people industrially efficient; in this sense, specifically called personal wealth. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Active wealth. See under Active. [1913 Webster] Syn: Riches; affluence; opulence; abundance. [1913 Webster]