Copious definition

kōpē-əs
Large in quantity; abundant.

Copious rainfall.

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Very plentiful; abundant.
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The definition of copious is something of which there is a large amount.

An example of copious is the amount of cars that are in Los Angeles.

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Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply.

A copious harvest.

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Wordy; profuse or diffuse in language.
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Having an abundant supply.
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Full of information.
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Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant; taking place on a large scale.
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Abounding in matter, thoughts, or words; wordy.
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Origin of copious

  • Middle English from Latin cōpiōsus from cōpia abundance op- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Middle English, from Latin copiosus, copia (“abundance”), from Latin co- + ops (“wealth”) + -osus (“full of”).

    From Wiktionary