Meanings

1.
to enrich
(In context of life, ideas or discussion or other "mental" things. NOT in context of enriching food and also not for uranium. The word there is "anreichern mit".)
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2.
to enrich oneself
("sich+Acc bereichern (an)" - same idea as before but this one sounds negative. )
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Word Family

Root: *reig-

The core idea of this root was:

stretching out, reaching out, stiffening

A good mental image is reaching out the arm.

It’s the origin of reach and reichen as well as the words rigor and rigid.

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