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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
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Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand.
Higginson, and the outpouring of a psalm from the general throat of the community, was to be made acceptable to the grosser sense by ale, cider, wine, and brandy, in copious effusion, and, as some authorities aver, by an ox, roasted whole, or at least, by the weight and substance of an ox, in more manageable joints and sirloins.
Sie mu"ssen so freundlich sein, und verzeih mich die interlarding von ein oder zwei Englischer Worte, hie und da, denn ich finde dass die deutsche is not a very copious language, and so when you've really got anything to say, you've got to draw on a language that can stand the strain.
The vehemence of my agitation brought on a copious bleeding at the nose, and still Heathcliff laughed, and still I scolded.
And then forgetting his grandeur he fell to and stuffed himself with buns and drank milk out of the pail in copious draughts in the manner of any hungry little boy who had been taking unusual exercise and breathing in moorland air and whose breakfast was more than two hours behind him.
Wragge has had a copious selection of assumed names hammered into her head in the course of her matrimonial career.
Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a copious supply of ink, and a goodly show of writing and blotting paper.
Hail Son of God, Saviour of Men, thy Name Shall be the copious matter of my Song Henceforth, and never shall my Harp thy praise Forget, nor from thy Fathers praise disjoine.
But I confess, that, after I had been a little too copious in talking of my own beloved country, of our trade and wars by sea and land, of our schisms in religion, and parties in the state; the prejudices of his education prevailed so far, that he could not forbear taking me up in his right hand, and stroking me gently with the other, after a hearty fit of laughing, asked me, "whether I was a whig or tory?
This subject is copious and cannot easily be exhausted.
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.