Abound means to have many of something.(verb)
An example of something that abounds is children in a pool on a hot summer day.
The definition of abound means to have a large amount of something.(verb)
An example of abound is to collect a great many collectible stamps or other items.
See abound in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME abounden < OFr abonder < L abundare, to overflow < ab-, away + undare, to rise in waves < unda, a wave: see water
See abound in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb a·bound·ed, a·bound·ing, a·bounds
Origin: Middle English abounden
Origin: , from Old French abonder
Origin: , from Latin abundāre, to overflow
Origin: : ab-, away; see ab-1
Origin: + undāre, to flow (from unda, wave; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots).
Learn more about abound