What does affluent mean?

affluent meaning in General Dictionary

A stream or lake flowing into a larger river or into a lake a tributary stream

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  • moving to moving abundantly
  • having an enormous method of getting cash or belongings of worth
  • an affluent individual; an individual who is economically well off
  • a branch that moves into the primary stream
  • Flowing to; streaming abundantly.
  • Abundant; copious; plenteous; ergo, wealthy; abounding in products or riches.
  • A stream or river streaming into a bigger lake or into a lake; a tributary flow.

affluent meaning in Fishing Dictionary

a stream or lake that flows into a bigger one; a tributary


affluent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., "flowing," from center French affluent (14c.) or straight from Latin affluentem (nominative affluens) "flowing toward, abounding, rich, copious," present participle of affluere "flow toward," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + fluere "to circulation" (see fluent).


affluent - French to English

tributary


affluent meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Flowing to; streaming amply.

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  • (a.) Abundant; copious; plenteous; ergo, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches.
  • (n.) A stream or lake flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream.

Sentence Examples with the word affluent

Above sea-level, and falls geographically into two parts separated by the Halys (Kizil Irmak), - a small eastern district lying chiefly in the basin of the Delije Irmak, the principal affluent of the Halys, and a large western region drained almost entirely by the Sangarius (Sakaria) and its tributaries.

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