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əˈbʌn dəntabun·dant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abundantadjective

    present in great quantity

    "an abundant supply of water"


  1. abundantadjective

    Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity.

    [W]ith their magical words they [poets] bring forth to our eyesight the abundant images and beauties of creation. Leigh Hunt, On the Realities of Imagination

  2. abundantadjective

    Richly supplied followed by in, rarely by with.

    Abundant in goodness and truth. Exodus, 34:6

  3. abundantadjective

    Being an abundant number, i.e. less than the sum of all of its divisors except itself.

  4. Etymology: * First attested about 1380.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Abundantadjective

    Etymology: abundans, Lat.

    Good the more
    Communicated, more abundant grows;
    The author not impair’d, but honour’d more. Par. Lost, b. v.

    If the vessels are in a state of too great rigidity, so as not to yield, a strong projectile motion occasions their rupture, and hæmorrhages; especially in the lungs, where the blood is abundant. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

    The world began but some ages before these were found out, and was abundant with all things at first; and men not very numerous; and therefore were not put so much to the use of their wits, to find out ways for living commodiously. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.

    The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, long-suffering and abundant in goodness and truth. Exod. xxxiv. 6.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abundantadjective

    fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in, rarely by with

Editors Contribution

  1. abundant

    An accurate amount.

    The oranges were an abundant amount.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abundant in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abundant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of abundant in a Sentence

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Happiness will be abundant in your life when there is love, beauty, rhythm, and rhyme.

  2. Samantha Leigh:

    In an ecological context, we also need to evaluate the role that this highly abundant shark plays in crucial and fragile seagrass meadow ecosystems so that we can be sure to effective manage these habitats.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Knowledge is abundant but wisdom is rare. Knowledge might be dangerous, but wisdom is fair.

  4. Vidar Helgesen:

    You can't depend on aid budgets as they are not as abundant as they were in the past, private sector funding and strengthening public-private partnerships will have to be brought forward further.

  5. Oprah Winfrey:

    What I know for sure is we can all come together to support a stronger, healthier, more abundant life -- focused on what makes us feel energized, connected and empowered, as I travel the country, my hope for this experience is to motivate others to let 2020 be the year of transformation and triumph -- beginning first and foremost with what makes us well. This is the year to move forward, let's make it happen in 2020 !

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    small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
    • A. viverrine
    • B. squint-eye
    • C. collation
    • D. callathump

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