Wild animals abound wherever man does not stake his claim.
An example of abound is to collect a great many collectible stamps or other items.
Tropical plants abound in the jungle.
A land that abounds in grain, woods that abound with game.
The wilderness abounds in traps.
An example of something that abounds is children in a pool on a hot summer day.
Origin of abound
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- First attested around 1325.