Abundance definition

ə-bŭndəns
A great supply; more than sufficient quantity.
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A great or plentiful amount.

An abundance of rain.

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The definition of abundance is to have a large amount of something, or to have wealth.

An example of abundance would be having a huge crop of corn for the year.

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An overflowing fullness or ample sufficiency; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; plentifulness. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Degree of plentifulness.
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(chemistry) The amount of an isotope of an element that exists in nature, usually expressed as a percentage of the total amount of all isotopes of the element.
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Wealth; affluence; plentiful amount of resources. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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(card games) A bid to take nine or more tricks in solo whist. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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Great plenty; wealth.
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Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment or sample. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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The condition of being in rich supply.

Bananas growing in abundance.

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Affluence; prosperity.

Living in abundance.

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A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
abundance
Plural:
abundances

Origin of abundance

  • From Middle English abundaunce, habaundance, from Old French habundance, abondance, from Latin abundantia (“fullness, plenty”), from abundō (“to overflow”). See abound.

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