Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plentiful supply of material goods; wealth.
  • n. A great quantity; an abundance.
  • n. A flowing to or toward a point; afflux.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An abundant flow or supply.
  • n. An abundance of wealth.
  • n. A moderate level of wealth.
  • n. An influx.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A flowing to or towards; a concourse; an influx.
  • n. An abundant supply, as of thought, words, feelings, etc.; profusion; also, abundance of property; wealth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A flowing to; a concourse; afflux.
  • n. Figuratively, an abundant supply, as of thoughts, words, etc.; a profusion, as of riches; hence, abundance of material goods; wealth.
  • n. Synonyms Wealth, Riches, etc. (see opulence); exuberance, profusion, overflow; fortune, prosperity, ample means. See list under abundance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. abundant wealth

Etymologies

From Old French affluence, from Latin affluentia (Wiktionary)

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