Definitions for AMPLEˈæm pəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

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.

* Syn: See plentiful.

Origin of ample:

1400–50; < AF < L amplus wide, large

am′ply(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ample(adj)

    more than enough in size or scope or capacity

    "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"

  2. ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich(adj)

    affording an abundant supply

    "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"

  3. ample, sizable, sizeable(adj)

    fairly large

    "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ample(adjective)ˈæm pəl

    more than enough; = plenty of

    ample time to finish the test

Wiktionary

  1. ample(Adjective)

    Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended.

  2. ample(Adjective)

    Fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample fortune; ample justice.

  3. ample(Adjective)

    Not contracted or brief; not concise; extended; diffusive; as, an ample narrative.

  4. Origin: From ample, from amplus, probably for ambiplus, the last syllable akin to Latin plenus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ample(adj)

    large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended

  2. Ample(adj)

    fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample fortune; ample justice

  3. Ample(adj)

    not contracted of brief; not concise; extended; diffusive; as, an ample narrative


Translations for AMPLE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

ample(adjective)

(more than) enough

There is ample space for four people.

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