Definition of superabound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərəˈbound/


[no object] archaic
Be very or too abundant: the capitalists do not need to combine when labor superabounds
More example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: su·per·a·bound

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