be abundant


be abundant
ABOUND, be plentiful, be numerous, be in abundance, proliferate, be thick on the ground; informal grow on trees, be two/ten a penny.

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  • Abundant — A*bun dant, a. [OE. (h)abundant, aboundant, F. abondant, fr. L. abudans, p. pr. of abundare. See {Abound}.] Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; followed by in, rarely by with. Abundant in goodness and truth. Exod. xxxiv. 6. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abundant number — Abundant A*bun dant, a. [OE. (h)abundant, aboundant, F. abondant, fr. L. abudans, p. pr. of abundare. See {Abound}.] Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; followed by in, rarely by with. Abundant in goodness and truth. Exod. xxxiv. 6.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abundant — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. abundant and directly from L. abundantem (nom. abundans) overflowing, prp. of abundare to overflow (see ABOUND (Cf. abound)). Related: Abundantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • abundant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing or available in large quantities; plentiful. 2) (abundant in) having plenty of. DERIVATIVES abundantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • abundant — [ə bun′dənt] adj. [ME aboundaunt < OFr abondaunt < L prp. of abundare: see ABOUND] 1. very plentiful; more than sufficient; ample 2. well supplied; rich (in something) [woods abundant in game] SYN. PLENTIFUL abundantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • abundant mRNA — abundant mRNA. См. многокопийные РНК. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • abundant — index ample, considerable, copious, full, liberal (generous), multiple, predominant, prevailing ( …   Law dictionary

  • abundant — copious, ample, *plentiful, plenteous Analogous words: abounding, teeming, overflowing (see TEEM): *profuse, lavish, luxuriant, lush, exuberant Antonyms: scarce Contrasted words: infrequent, rare, uncommon: *meager, scant, scanty, skimpy,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • abundant — [adj] plentiful, large in number abounding, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, crawling with*, cup runs over with*, eco rich, exuberant, filled, full, generous, heavy, lavish, liberal, lousy with*, luxuriant, mucho*, no end of*, overflowing,… …   New thesaurus

  • Abundant number — In mathematics, an abundant number or excessive number is a number n for which σ ( n ) > 2 n . Here σ ( n ) is the sum of divisors function: the sum of all positive divisors of n , including n itself. The value σ ( n ) − 2 n is called the… …   Wikipedia

  • abundant — 01. The United States is known for its [abundant] natural resources. 02. It is hard to understand why so many people in this country are desperately poor in a land of such great [abundance]. 03. It is [abundantly] clear to me that we have a… …   Grammatical examples in English


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