bountiful


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boun·ti·ful

 (boun′tə-fəl)
adj.
1. Marked by or producing abundance: a bountiful harvest; a bountiful land.
2. Giving generously: Nature has been bountiful to the valley's residents.

boun′ti·ful·ly adv.
boun′ti·ful·ness n.

bountiful

(ˈbaʊntɪfʊl)
adj
1. plentiful; ample (esp in the phrase a bountiful supply)
2. giving freely; generous
ˈbountifully adv
ˈbountifulness n

boun•ti•ful

(ˈbaʊn tə fəl)

adj.
1. liberal in bestowing gifts or favors; munificent; generous.
2. abundant; ample.
[1500–10]
boun′ti•ful•ly, adv.
boun′ti•ful•ness, n.
syn: See plentiful.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bountiful - given or giving freelybountiful - given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
generous - willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"
2.bountiful - producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil"
fruitful - productive or conducive to producing in abundance; "be fruitful and multiply"

bountiful

adjective (Literary)
1. plentiful, generous, lavish, ample, prolific, abundant, exuberant, copious, luxuriant, bounteous, plenteous The land is bountiful and no one starves.
2. generous, kind, princely, liberal, charitable, hospitable, prodigal, open-handed, unstinting, beneficent, bounteous, munificent, ungrudging Their bountiful host was bringing brandy, whisky and liqueurs.

bountiful

adjective
Translations

bountiful

[ˈbaʊntɪfʊl] adj
[person] → généreux/euse
[God] → bienfaiteur/trice
[supply] → abondant(e)

bountiful

[ˈbaʊntɪfʊl] adj (person) → munifico/a; (God) → misericordioso/a; (supply) → abbondante
References in classic literature ?
And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.
It was a bountiful meal--there were baked beans and mashed potatoes and asparagus chopped and stewed, and a dish of strawberries, and great, thick slices of bread, and a pitcher of milk.
There had been company at the brick house to the bountiful Thanksgiving dinner which had been provided at one o'clock,--the Burnham sisters, who lived between North Riverboro and Shaker Village, and who for more than a quarter of a century had come to pass the holiday with the Sawyers every year.
Plants will grow about your roots, whether you ask them or not, because they take delight in your bountiful shadow; and as they grow they will lean towards you, and wind round you, because your strength offers them so safe a prop.
Earnshaw carved bountiful platefuls, and the mistress made them merry with lively talk.
The bountiful gifts of health and strength, so prodigally heaped on her by Nature, so long abused with impunity, were failing her at last.
Dame Fortune once upon a day To me was bountiful and kind; But all things change; she changed her mind, And what she gave she took away.
And you, their best beloved one, are now to me, flesh of my flesh, blood of my blood, kin of my kin, my bountiful wine-press for a while, and shall be later on my companion and my helper.
While Ernest had been growing up and growing old, a bountiful Providence had granted a new poet to this earth.
They declared that it surpassed any land that they had ever seen, and often exclaimed what a delight it would be just to run a plough through such a rich and teeming soil, and see it open its bountiful promise before the share.
Still, I shall pass them over, merely remarking that a bountiful nature has made such provision for the happiness of all created things as enables each to rejoice in its existence, and to praise, after its fashion and kind, the divine Being to which it owes its creation.
It looked as if the easterly weather had come to stay for ever, or, at least, till we had all starved to death in the held-up fleet - starved within sight, as it were, of plenty, within touch, almost, of the bountiful heart of the Empire.