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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an abundance of material possessions and resources;
[syn: wealth, riches]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Riches \Rich"es\, n. pl. [OE. richesse, F. richesse, from riche rich, of German origin. See Rich,a.] 1. That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence. [1913 Webster] Riches do not consist in having more gold and silver, but in having more in proportion, than our neighbors. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. That which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like. [1913 Webster] The riche of heaven's pavement, trodden gold. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Richesse, the older form of this word, was in the singular number. The form riches, however, is plural in appearance, and has now come to be used as a plural. [1913 Webster] Against the richesses of this world shall they have misease of poverty. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] In one hour so great riches is come to nought. --Rev. xviii. 17. [1913 Webster] And for that riches where is my deserving? --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Wealth; opulence; affluence; wealthiness; richness; plenty; abundance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

riches n 1: an abundance of material possessions and resources [syn: wealth, riches]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

38 Moby Thesaurus words for "riches": abundance, affluence, assets, bottomless purse, bulging purse, easy circumstances, embarras de richesses, fortune, gold, handsome fortune, high income, high tax bracket, independence, lucre, luxuriousness, mammon, material wealth, means, money, money to burn, moneybags, opulence, opulency, pelf, plenty, possessions, property, prosperity, prosperousness, resources, richness, six-figure income, substance, treasure, upper bracket, wealth, wealthiness, worth
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

RICHES, n. A gift from Heaven signifying, "This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased." John D. Rockefeller The reward of toil and virtue. J.P. Morgan The sayings of many in the hands of one. Eugene Debs To these excellent definitions the inspired lexicographer feels that he can add nothing of value.