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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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The Frog that lived in the pond warned his friend to change his residence and entreated him to come and live with him, saying that he would enjoy greater safety from danger and more abundant food.
10-13) And so hail to you, Dionysus, god of abundant clusters
I judged, then, that the children of that time were extremely precocious, physically at least, and I found afterwards abundant verification of my opinion.
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Indeed, if by virtue these writers mean the exercise of those cardinal virtues, which like good housewives stay at home, and mind only the business of their own family, I shall very readily concede the point; for so surely do all these contribute and lead to happiness, that I could almost wish, in violation of all the antient and modern sages, to call them rather by the name of wisdom, than by that of virtue; for, with regard to this life, no system, I conceive, was ever wiser than that of the antient Epicureans, who held this wisdom to constitute the chief good; nor foolisher than that of their opposites, those modern epicures, who place all felicity in the abundant gratification of every sensual appetite.
It will mean life more abundant for the manhood of the young boys born and growing up--ay, and life more abundant for the young girls born and growing up to share the lives of the young men.
The records in our newspapers, the late exposure by THE LANCET, and the common sense and senses of common people, furnish too abundant evidence against both defences.
He took Tom's trunk, which contained a very neat and abundant wardrobe, to the forecastle, where it was soon surrounded by various hands of the boat.
They are cold, slim, sexless; the physique is not generous, not abundant; it is only the drapery, the skirts and furbelows (that is, I mean in the young lady who has her mother) that are abundant.
When I had last seen this part of Sheen in the daylight it had been a straggling street of comfortable white and red houses, interspersed with abundant shady trees.
The famous flank movement merely consisted in this: after the advance of the French had ceased, the Russian army, which had been continually retreating straight back from the invaders, deviated from that direct course and, not finding itself pursued, was naturally drawn toward the district where supplies were abundant.