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am·ple

 (ăm′pəl)
adj. am·pler, am·plest
1. Of large or great size, amount, extent, or capacity: an ample living room. See Synonyms at spacious.
2. Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose: had ample food for the party; was given ample time to decide. See Synonyms at plentiful.
3. Plump or bulky: "Her ample body was not the desired shape in a culture of thinness" (Pamela E. Klassen).

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin amplus.]

am′ple·ness n.
am′ply (-plē) adv.

ample

(ˈæmpəl)
adj
1. more than sufficient; abundant: an ample helping.
2. large in size, extent, or amount: of ample proportions.
[C15: from Old French, from Latin amplus spacious]
ˈampleness n

am•ple

(ˈæm pəl)

adj. -pler, -plest.
1. fully sufficient for the purpose or need; plentiful.
2. liberal; copious: an ample reward.
3. large; roomy: ample storage space.
[1400–50; < Anglo-French < Latin amplus wide, large]
am′ple•ness, n.
am′ply, adv.
syn: See plentiful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ample - more than enough in size or scope or capacityample - more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
sufficient - of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food"
meager, meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy - deficient in amount or quality or extent; "meager resources"; "meager fare"
2.ample - affording an abundant supplyample - affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
3.ample - fairly largeample - fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

ample

adjective
2. large, great, big, full, wide, broad, extensive, generous, abundant, voluminous, bountiful a young mother with a baby resting against her ample bosom

ample

adjective
1. Large in expanse:
2. Having plenty of room:
3. Of full measure; not narrow or restricted:
Translations
مُتَّسِع، فَسِيح،واسِع
hojný
mere end plads nokrigelig
ríflegur
užtektinai
bagātīgsplašs

ample

[ˈæmpl] ADJ (ampler (compar) (amplest (superl)))
1. (= plentiful, more than sufficient)
1.1. (before noun) [evidence, proof, resources] → abundante; [time, space] → de sobra
to have ample time (to do sth)tener tiempo de sobra (para hacer algo)
there is ample space for a desk in this roomhay sitio de sobra para un escritorio en esta habitación
she has ample meanstiene medios más que suficientes
there'll be ample opportunity to relaxhabrá oportunidades de sobra para relajarse
an ample supply of jarsuna abundante cantidad de tarros
there was an ample supply of foodhabía comida en abundancia
to make ample use of sthusar algo en abundancia
she was given ample warning thatse le avisó con tiempo de sobra de que ...
1.2.
to be ampleser más que suficiente
eight hours' sleep should be ampleocho horas de sueño deberían ser más que suficientes
one cupful of rice is ample for two peopleuna taza de arroz es más que suficiente para dos personas
thanks, I have amplegracias, tengo bastante
2. (= generous) [garment] → amplio, grande; [waist] → ancho, generoso; [portion, bosom] → generoso
his ample stomachsu enorme or prominente barriga
his ample chinsu papada

ample

[ˈæmpəl] adj
(= more than adequate) [supply] → amplement suffisant(e); [space, storage] → largement assez de before n
This is ample → C'est largement suffisant.
there is ample evidence that ... → tout porte à croire que ..., tout tend à démontrer que ...
there is ample proof that ... → tout tend à démontrer que ..., tout porte à croire que ...
to have ample time → avoir bien assez de temps, avoir largement le temps
to have ample room → avoir bien assez de place, avoir largement la place
to have ample opportunity
We will have ample opportunity to relax later → On aura largement l'occasion de se détendre plus tard.
ample parking
There is ample parking in front of the building → Il y largement assez de places de parking devant le bâtiment.
(= large) [stomach, bosom, cleavage] → généreux/euse

ample

adj (+er)
(= plentiful)reichlich; that will be ampledas ist reichlich; more than ampleüberreichlich; to make ample use of somethingetw reichlich benutzen
(= large) figure, proportionsüppig; boot of car etcgeräumig; gardenweitläufig, ausgedehnt

ample

[ˈæmpl] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl)))
a. (large, boot of car) → ampio/a, spazioso/a; (garment) → ampio/a
b. (more than enough, money) → in abbondanza; (space, means, resources) → abbondante, ampio/a
we have ample reason to believe that ... → abbiamo parecchie ragioni per credere che...
we have ample time to finish it → abbiamo tutto il tempo (necessario) per finirlo
that should be ample (time, money) → dovrebbe essere più che sufficiente

ample

(ˈӕmpl) adjective
(more than) enough. There is ample space for four people.
ˈamply adverb

ample

a. amplio-a, ancho-a; abundante, copioso-a.
References in classic literature ?
At any rate it is in this sort only that I can account for my failure to read a great deal during four years of the amplest quiet that I spent in the country at Belmont, whither we removed from Cambridge.
Sanders, Sam was allowed to depart without any reference, on the part of the hostess, to the pettitoes and toasted cheese; to which the ladies, with such juvenile assistance as Master Bardell could afford, soon afterwards rendered the amplest justice--indeed they wholly vanished before their strenuous exertions.
With these remorseful feelings, he lost no time in making the amplest apologies, and besought his friend still to continue the care which, if not successful in restoring him to health, had, in all probability, been the means of prolonging his feeble existence to that hour.
The place was filled with people, the fountains were spouting, a band was playing, clusters of chairs were gathered beneath all the lime-trees, and buxom, white-capped nurses, seated along the benches, were offering to their infant charges the amplest facilities for nutrition.
So both ascend In the Visions of God: It was a Hill Of Paradise the highest, from whose top The Hemisphere of Earth in cleerest Ken Stretcht out to amplest reach of prospect lay.
Maharanee,' said Kim, choosing as always the amplest title, 'is it my fault that none other than a Sahib - a polis-Sahib - called the Maharanee whose face he -' 'Chutt
Even I who to my Heart Just bounds had sett And in my Friendship scorn'd to be coquette Or seem indulgent to each new Adresse Which generall Friends in common terms expresse Now (by so sweet a violence compell'd) The amplest room to kind Orania yield[.