What does plenty mean?

Definitions for plenty
ˈplɛn tiplen·ty

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

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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. PLENTYnoun

    Etymology: from plenus, full.

    Peace,
    Dear nurse of arts, plenties and joyful birth. William Shakespeare.

    What makes land, as well as other things, dear, is plenty of buyers, and but few sellers; and so plenty of sellers and few buyers makes land cheap. John Locke.

    The teeming clouds
    Descend in gladsome plenty o’er the world. James Thomson.

    To grass with thy calves,
    Where water is plenty. Thomas Tusser, Husbandry.

    If reasons were as plenty as black berries, I would give no man a reason on compulsion. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.

    Ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied, and praise the Lord. Joel ii. 26.

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

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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. John Elway:

    ( Manning) doesn't need to worry or think about retirement now, dad Archie Manning's worked too hard to get where Dad Archie Manning is now. There's no sense in talking about whether Dad Archie Manning's going to end it now or not. Dad Archie Manning has plenty of time in the off-season to reminisce and look back. Dad Archie Manning key thing is to concentrate and stay in the moment. This is what Dad Archie Manning worked for.

  2. Gudar Mia:

    My village was very beautiful, there were plenty of plants, farmlands, big lakes also.

  3. Doug Tanner:

    That doesn't mean that plenty of Democrats don't share a deep faith, they just have not spoken about it that readily nearly as often partly because they didn't want to sound like the Religious Right.

  4. Troy Snitker:

    There were plenty of times where he could have easily decided to go do something else, but he stuck with it. I ’d say his hard work is the biggest thing that I try to emulate with him.

  5. Jeff Nassof:

    The market was firing on all cylinders in the second quarter, there were plenty of new-money loans from both corporate M&A and leveraged buyouts, and it looks like more to come given the relaxed regulatory environment and strong stock market.

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