Abundant meaning

ə-bŭndənt
Occurring in abundance.

Abundant crops.

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Richly supplied; wealthy; possessing in great quantity. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Well-supplied; rich (in something)

Woods abundant in game.

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(mathematics) Being an abundant number, i.e. less than the sum of all of its divisors except itself. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
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Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity; overflowing. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Very plentiful; more than sufficient; ample.
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The definition of abundant is something that there is plenty of or that exists in great amounts.

An example of abundant is sand at the beach or plants in a rain forest.

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Having an abundance of something; abounding.

A region abundant in wildlife.

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Origin of abundant

  • 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

  • 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