be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
abound, burst, bristle(verb)
be in a state of movement or action
"The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"
To be wealthy.
To be highly productive.
To be full to overflowing.
To be present or available in large numbers; to be plentiful
Wild animals abound wherever man does not stake his claim.
To be copiously supplied;
The wilderness abounds in traps.
Origin: * First attested around 1325.
to be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful
to be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with
Origin: [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. Undulate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ab-ownd′, v.i. to overflow, be in great plenty: to possess in plenty (with in): to be filled with (used with with). [O. Fr. abunder—L. abundāre, to overflow, ab, from, unda, a wave.]
The numerical value of abound in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of abound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nothing is so hard for those who abound in riches as to conceive how others can be in want.
Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found.
Vicious minds abound with anger and revenge are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies.
Though you may yourself abound in treasure, teach your son some handicraft; for a heavy purse of gold and silver may run to waste, but the purse of the artisan?s industry can never get empty.
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- كثر, توفرArabic
- wimmeln, [[inGerman
- abundar, [[ser]] [[abundante]]Spanish
- [[olla]] [[tulvillaan]], [[olla]] [[runsaasti]]Finnish
- foisonner, abonderFrench
- essere abbondante, abbondare, [[essere]] [[abbondante]]Italian
- [[overvloedig]] [[aanwezig]] [[zijn]], wemelenDutch
- abundar, [[ser]] [[abundante]]Portuguese
- кишеть, изобиловатьRussian
- finnas i överflöd, finnas i riklig mängdSwedish
- เต็มไปด้วย, อุดมไปด้วยThai
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