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.]

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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. Judge Inez Cardinal:

    Mr. Sidhu had ample time to react ... had he been paying attention, somehow we must stop this carnage on our highways.

  2. Vasile Blaga:

    At the moment the PSD has an ample majority, They have everything they need to come up with this magnificent budget, in which they promised to solve everything without raising taxes.

  3. 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.

  4. John Gatsi:

    The end of the strike provides ample opportunity for government to accommodate all the (labour) issues for the preparation of the 2016 budget process.

  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

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