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.

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

How to pronounce plenty?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Euell Gibbons:

    We live in a vastly complex society which has been able to provide us with a multitude of material things, and this is good, but people are beginning to suspect we have paid a high spiritual price for our plenty.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    He was a rich person, but, well, there's plenty of rich persons in the United States, he was in the construction business. He organized the beauty pageants. But no, it would never occur to anyone that he would think of running for president.

  3. Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu:

    To have little is to possess.To have plenty is to be perplexed.

  4. The Republican presidential contender:

    In a time of tragedy, I think it's wrong to try to politicize a natural disaster -- and so there's plenty of time to talk about other issues.

  5. Tony Visconti:

    I don't know what the song is referring to, but what he gives away is what he writes about. I think a lot of writers feel like, 'If you want to know about me, just study my lyrics.' That's why he doesn't give interviews. He's has revealed plenty in past interviews, but I think his life now is about his art. It's totally about what he's doing now.

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