Abundant Definition

Occurring in abundance.
Abundant crops.
American Heritage
Very plentiful; more than sufficient; ample.
Webster's New World
Having an abundance of something; abounding.
A region abundant in wildlife.
American Heritage
Well-supplied; rich (in something)
Woods abundant in game.
Webster's New World

Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity; overflowing. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]


Origin of Abundant

  • First attested about 1380. From Middle English abundaunt, habundaunt, aboundant, from Anglo-Norman abundant, from Old French abondant, from Latin abundāns, present participle of abundo (“to overflow, to abound”). Compare abound.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English aboundant from Old French abondant from Latin abundāns abundant- present participle of abundāre to overflow abound

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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