What does Plenty mean?

Definitions for Plenty
ˈplɛn tiPlen·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. plenty, plentifulness, plenteousness, plenitude, plentitudenoun

    a full supply

    "there was plenty of food for everyone"

  2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wadadverb

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

  3. enough, plentyadverb

    as much as necessary

    "Have I eaten enough?"; (`plenty' is nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks"

Wiktionary

  1. plentynoun

    An adequate amount.

    We are lucky to live in a land of peace and plenty.

  2. plentyadverb

    Sufficiently or very.

    This office is plenty big enough for our needs.

  3. plentypronoun

    A sufficient quantity. More than enough.

  4. plentyadjective

    plentiful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plentyadjective

    full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of the earth; ample supply for human wants; abundance; copiousness

  2. Plentyadjective

    plentiful; abundant

Freebase

  1. Plenty

    Plenty is a play by David Hare, first performed in 1978, about British post-war disillusion. Susan Traherne, a former secret agent, is a woman conflicted by the contrast between her past, exciting triumphs—she had worked behind enemy lines as a Special Operations Executive courier in Nazi-occupied France during World War II—and the mundane nature of her present life, as the increasingly depressed wife of a diplomat whose career she has destroyed. Viewing society as morally bankrupt, Susan has become self-absorbed, bored, and destructive — the slow deterioration in her mental health mirrors the crises in the ruling class of post-war Britain. Susan Traherne's story is told in a non-linear chronology, alternating between her wartime and post-wartime lives, illustrating how youthful dreams rarely are realised and how a person's personal life can affect the outside world.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Plenty

    plen′ti, n. a full supply: all that can be needed: abundance.—adj. being in abundance.—adj. Plen′tēous, fully sufficient: abundant: fruitful: well provided: rich: (B.) giving plentifully.—adv. Plen′tēously.—n. Plen′tēousness.—adj. Plen′tiful, copious: abundant: yielding abundance.—adv. Plen′tifully.—n. Plen′tifulness.—Horn of plenty (see Horn). [O. Fr. plente—L. plenus, full.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. PLENTY

    A desirable condition that is likely to step out whenever Extravagance steps in.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Plenty' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2436

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Plenty' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1262

How to pronounce Plenty?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plenty in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Plenty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Plenty in a Sentence

  1. Foo Fighters:

    … Not everyone gets to do this, there’s plenty of great musicians out there and would love to be doing this and just didn’t find the right place at the right time and the right people, and me and Chad did.

  2. New Jersey:

    There's plenty of time for us to discuss it, but I'm not going to be someone who is going to participate in this at the moment.

  3. April Masini:

    There are plenty of younger people who are a lot more mature than older men and women, and who are such go-getters that they're more successful than people twice their age, they're more ready to date an older partner than you guessed.

  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    Well you know, mistakes are made in warfare, the drone is another weapon. It's used obviously to try and minimize collateral damage. Americans like minimizing collateral damage. I think it's a part of our toolbox that we should use against terrorists. I think there is plenty of oversight and we are always going to look when mistakes are made. I think it's appropriate for Congress to take a look at it.

  5. Judge Martin Rudland:

    Telling a women beater who is clearly a control freak, binge drink and drug taker who by the way probably drives his car whilst intoxicated there's plenty more fish in the sea I would touch this prick with a blunt barge pole if I was shark shit!!!! Yes this is a sarcastic comment as its definately not a great comment by this so called Judge.

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