What does ample mean?

Definitions for ample
ˈæm pəlam·ple

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

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"

Wiktionary

  1. ample(Adjective)

    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. ample(Adjective)

    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. ample(Adjective)

    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. 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

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. Li Keqiang:

    China's economy has enough resilience, potential and ample room for growth, especially with a huge domestic market and rich human resources of nearly 1.4 billion people, therefore, we are fully confident and capable of keeping economic growth rate within an appropriate range in spite of multiple risks and challenges in 2019.

  2. Stacy Tessler Lindau:

    However, there is ample evidence to suggest that loving, kind and supportive relationships are very important for both a satisfying sex life and for mental well-being throughout the life course, whatever patients and societies can do to promote kindness and love is likely to benefit mental wellness as we age.

  3. Ilya Yashin:

    The war with Ukraine is an undeclared war, a vile cynical war which amounts to a crime against all of the Russian nation. Putin will go down in history as the president who made Russians and Ukrainians foes, the main conclusion of our report is that we have collected and systematized (information) which we think provides ample evidence of the presence of Russian soldiers in Ukraine.

  4. Hubert Humphrey:

    The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer.

  5. Norihiro Fujito:

    Share prices are boosted by ample liquidity. Chinese authorities are desperate to support share prices while the European Central Bank has also clearly indicated an easing in December, people who sold shares in the summer on concerns about slowdown in China are buying back. But they are turning a blind eye to the poor state of economic fundamentals.

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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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