Definition of superabound in English:


Syllabification: su·per·a·bound
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərəˈbound


[no object] archaic
  • Be very or too abundant: the capitalists do not need to combine when labor superabounds
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    • Although grace superabounds where sin abounds, that is no reason why we should wilfully pile up the sin.
    • Earth abounded and superabounded in this kind of merchandise, and men knew not its value.
    • It originated in the Stone Age when man, trying to find shelter from the superabounding beasts, lived in caves.


late Middle English (in the sense 'be more abundant'): from late Latin superabundare (see super-, abound).

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