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Definitions for ample
ˈæm pəlam·ple

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ample.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ampleadjective

    more than enough in size or scope or capacity

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

  2. ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, richadjective

    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, sizeableadjective

    fairly large

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

Wiktionary

  1. ampleadjective

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

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

  2. ampleadjective

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

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

  3. ampleadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ampleadjective

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

  2. Ampleadjective

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

  3. Ampleadjective

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ample

    am′pl, adj. spacious: large enough: abundant: liberal: copious, or of great length.—ns. Am′pleness; Ampliā′tion, enlarging, an enlargement.—adj. Ampliā′tive (rare).—adv. Am′ply. [Fr.—L. amplus, large.]

Entomology

  1. Ample

    broad; large; sufficient in size.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ample in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ample in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of ample in a Sentence

  1. Richard Davidson:

    This is really about nurturing the mind, and there is ample evidence to suggest that there are real psychological and physical health-related benefits.

  2. Benjamin Harrison:

    While a Treasury surplus is not the greatest evil, it is a serious evil. Our revenue should be ample...

  3. Norihiro Fujito:

    The ongoing rally in the Nikkei is not supported by broad economic growth or fundamentals, but rather by ample liquidity and speculation.

  4. Dianne Feinstein:

    Maybe people don't believe diplomacy makes a difference, but I do, i think there will be ample time for the President to speak with the President of China and for some of us to speak as well.

  5. George Jean Nathan:

    A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.

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  • متوفرArabic
  • обилен, обширен, просторенBulgarian
  • hojnýCzech
  • rigelig, stor, vid, fyldigDanish
  • üppigGerman
  • extenso, abundante, amplio, generosoSpanish
  • فراوان, فراخ, کافیPersian
  • runsas, laaja, tilavaFinnish
  • ampleFrench
  • प्रचुरHindi
  • լայն, ընդարձակ, լայնածավալ, միանգամայն բավարար, լիառատArmenian
  • ampio, abbondanteItalian
  • 十分なJapanese
  • ampleLatin
  • rijkelijk voorhanden, overvloedig, abondantDutch
  • rikelig, fyldigNorwegian
  • duży, obszernyPolish
  • достаточный, обширный, обильный, просторный, огромныйRussian
  • fyllig, tillräcklig, fullödigSwedish
  • పుష్కలం, ధారాళంTelugu
  • กว้างขวางThai

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