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co·pi·ous

 (kō′pē-əs)
adj.
1. Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply: a copious harvest. See Synonyms at plentiful.
2. Large in quantity; abundant: copious rainfall.
3. Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy: "I found our speech copious without order, and energetic without rules" (Samuel Johnson).

[Middle English, from Latin cōpiōsus, from cōpia, abundance; see op- in Indo-European roots.]

co′pi·ous·ly adv.
co′pi·ous·ness n.

copious

(ˈkəʊpɪəs)
adj
1. abundant; extensive in quantity
2. having or providing an abundant supply
3. full of words, ideas, etc; profuse
[C14: from Latin cōpiōsus well supplied, from cōpia abundance, from ops wealth]
ˈcopiously adv
ˈcopiousness n

co•pi•ous

(ˈkoʊ pi əs)

adj.
1. large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful.
2. yielding an abundant supply: a copious harvest.
3. exhibiting abundance or fullness, as of thoughts.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin cōpiōsus plentiful, rich]
co′pi•ous•ly, adv.
co′pi•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.copious - large in number or quantity (especially of discourse); "she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
2.copious - affording an abundant supplycopious - 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"

copious

copious

adjective
Translations
وافِر، وَفـيـر
bohatýhojný
fyldigrigelig
ríkulegur
apsčiaiproduktyvusskaitlingas
bagātīgsproduktīvs

copious

[ˈkəʊpɪəs] ADJcopioso, abundante

copious

[ˈkəʊpɪəs] adj
[amount] → copieux/euse, abondant(e)
[notes] → copieux/euse

copious

adj supplygroß, reichlich; information, details, illustrationszahlreich; writerfruchtbar; copious amounts of somethingreichliche Mengen von etw or an etw (dat); to weep copious tearsStröme or eine Flut von Tränen vergießen

copious

[ˈkəʊpɪəs] adj (tears) → copioso/a; (harvest) → abbondante, copioso/a; (notes, supply) → abbondante

copious

(ˈkəupiəs) adjective
plentiful. a copious supply.
ˈcopiously adverb
ˈcopiousness noun

copious

a. abundante, copioso-a.

copious

adj copioso
References in classic literature ?
ONE pleasant day in the latter part of eternity, as the Shades of all the great writers were reposing upon beds of asphodel and moly in the Elysian fields, each happy in hearing from the lips of the others nothing but copious quotation from his own works (for so Jove had kindly bedeviled their ears), there came in among them with triumphant mien a Shade whom none knew.
I made somewhat copious notes at the time, intending to write something about him, but I have lost them, and have now only the recollection of an emotion.
She has, therefore, attached to her own manuscripts, copious Extracts from precious publications in her possession, all bearing on this terrible subject.
This subject is copious and cannot easily be exhausted.
Her bridal adornments, it is true, at first caused some little dismay, having painted and anointed herself for the occasion according to the Chinook toilet; by dint, however, of copious ablutions, she was freed from all adventitious tint and fragrance, and entered into the nuptial state, the cleanest princess that had ever been known, of the somewhat unctuous tribe of the Chinooks.
When the history of this war is written, Ambrose, with flamboyant phrases and copious rhetoric, there will be unwritten chapters, more dramatic, having really more direct effect upon the final issue than even the great battles which have seemed the dominant factors.
A great historian, as he insisted on calling himself, who had the happiness to be dead a hundred and twenty years ago, and so to take his place among the colossi whose huge legs our living pettiness is observed to walk under, glories in his copious remarks and digressions as the least imitable part of his work, and especially in those initial chapters to the successive books of his history, where he seems to bring his armchair to the proscenium and chat with us in all the lusty ease of his fine English.
Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
But no language is so copious as to supply words and phrases for every complex idea, or so correct as not to include many equivocally denoting different ideas.
Yet he was a guide of no mean order, who made up for the poverty of what he had to show by a copious, imaginative commentary.
In that case, monsieur will be able to aid me in finding out what was mademoiselle's reason for making me sit before her sofa one mortal hour, listening to the most copious and fluent dissertation on the merest frivolities.
Commander Bennet and his officers were present at the entertainment, which was signalized by copious libations and numerous toasts.