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a·bun·dant

 (ə-bŭn′dənt)
adj.
1. Occurring in abundance: abundant crops. See Synonyms at plentiful.
2. Having an abundance of something; abounding: a region abundant in wildlife.

[Middle English aboundant, from Old French abondant, from Latin abundāns, abundant-, present participle of abundāre, to overflow; see abound.]

a·bun′dant·ly adv.

abundant

(əˈbʌndənt)
adj
1. existing in plentiful supply
2. (foll by: in) having a plentiful supply (of)
3. (Chemistry) (of a chemical element or mineral) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other elements or minerals in the earth's crust or some other specified environment
4. (General Physics) (of an isotope) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other isotopes in a mixture of isotopes
[C14: from Latin abundant-, present participle of abundāre to abound]

a•bun•dant

(əˈbʌn dənt)

adj.
1. present in great quantity; more than adequate: an abundant supply of water.
2. well supplied; abounding: a river abundant in salmon.
3. richly supplied: an abundant land.
[1325–75; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin abundant-, s. of abundāns overflowing. See abound, -ant]
a•bun′dant•ly, adv.
syn: See plentiful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abundant - present in great quantityabundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
scarce - deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"

abundant

abundant

adjective
Translations
وَفِير، غَزِير، غَنِي بِ
hojný
rigeligtilstrækkelig
nógur, ríkulegur

abundant

[əˈbʌndənt] ADJabundante
a country abundant in mineralsun país rico en minerales

abundant

[əˈbʌndənt] adj [supply, resources] → abondant(e); [evidence] → abondant(e); [wildlife] → abondant(e)
to be abundant in sth (= have lots of) → abonder de qch, abonder en qch

abundant

adjreich; growth, hairüppig; time, proofreichlich; energy, self-confidence etcungeheuer; to be abundant in somethingreich an etw (dat)sein; apples are in abundant supplyes gibt reichlich Äpfel, es gibt Äpfel in Hülle und Fülle

abundant

[əˈbʌndənt] adj (crop, supply) → abbondante; (proof) → ampio/a

abundance

(əˈbandəns) noun
a large amount. an abundance of food; There was food in abundance.
aˈbundant adjective
plentiful. abundant proof.
aˈbundantly adverb

abundant

a. abundante, copioso-a.
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As she spoke, Jo took off her bonnet, and a general outcry arose, for all her abundant hair was cut short.
I have been given these abundant crops and God has also sent me a boy who is called David," he whispered to himself.
No, not of danger; but that we shall have what you may call a brisk push of it, is probable; and it may happen, a brush, a scrimmage, or some such divarsion, but always where covers are good, and ammunition abundant.
Summer squashes almost in their golden blossom; cucumbers, now evincing a tendency to spread away from the main stock, and ramble far and wide; two or three rows of string-beans and as many more that were about to festoon themselves on poles; tomatoes, occupying a site so sheltered and sunny that the plants were already gigantic, and promised an early and abundant harvest.
She had dark and abundant hair, so glossy that it threw off the sunshine with a gleam; and a face which, besides being beautiful from regularity of feature and richness of complexion, had the impressiveness belonging to a marked brow and deep black eyes.
I had allowed him such abundant time; I thought he might have had an apoplectic fit.
A ride of about an hour more brought the party to a neat farmhouse, where the weary travellers were received to an abundant breakfast.
Yet there was abundant reason for the extraordinary interest which this coming fight was creating.
The children said that in the Middle Ages this well was four hundred feet deep, and furnished all the village with an abundant supply of water, in war and peace.
Sprague turned himself into a bulletin-board, and read off "notices" of meetings and societies and things till it seemed that the list would stretch out to the crack of doom -- a queer custom which is still kept up in America, even in cities, away here in this age of abundant news- papers.
Cole, were left very busy over parish businessthat as long as he had staid, however, it had been pleasant enough, as he had found them in general a set of gentlemanlike, sensible men; and spoke so handsomely of Highbury altogetherthought it so abundant in agreeable families that Emma began to feel she had been used to despise the place rather too much.
Of this preparation a tolerably abundant plateful was apportioned to each pupil.