Definition of abundant in English:


Line breaks: abun|dant
Pronunciation: /əˈbʌnd(ə)nt


  • 1Existing or available in large quantities; plentiful: there was abundant evidence to support the theory
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    • This allows the animal maximum use of the abundant grass supply available all summer.
    • Why, I asked, when the evidence was so abundant, did the trail appear to have gone cold?
    • There is also abundant evidence for increased volcanic activity during the Little Ice Age.
  • 1.1 (abundant in) Having plenty of: the riverbanks were abundant in beautiful wild plants
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    • Colorado is not only abundant in the natural beauty of high mountains, it has plenty of high culture as well.
    • Basalt thus produces heavy clay soils, many of which are abundant in nutrients and provide rich agricultural land.
    • The Yangtze Delta was abundant in cultural and tourism resources, which could be used to enrich Expo activities.


late Middle English: from Latin abundant- 'abounding', from the verb abundare (see abound).

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