Definition of ample in English:

ample

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Pronunciation: /ˈamp(ə)l
 
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adjective (ampler, amplest)

Derivatives

ampleness

noun
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  • The buds are heavy, each so full of fragrant petals that they are drooping under the weight of their ampleness.
  • As a child, I was drawn to them and felt nourished by their ampleness and their warm reds, golds, rich greens, and browns.
  • There is clearly a pleasure in supple ampleness.

amply

adverb
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  • Parking was amply catered for and the opening ceremony was beautiful with many local musicians taking part.
  • The pre-packed ham and salad sandwich that followed was amply filled with meat, lettuce, tomato and cucumber.
  • But it did, and the way it worked amply vindicated our original thesis.

Origin

late Middle English: via French from Latin amplus 'large, capacious, abundant'.

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