abound with something

aˈbound with/in sth derived
to have sth in great numbers or quantities

The lakes abound with fish.

see also abundance, abundant
Main entry:aboundderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • abound in something — aˈbound with/in sth derived to have sth in great numbers or quantities • The lakes abound with fish. see also ↑abundance, ↑abundant Main entry: ↑aboundderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • abound with — verb To have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by. This pond abounds with fish. Syn: abound in …   Wiktionary

  • abound in/with — [phrasal verb] abound in/with (something) : to be filled with (something) : to contain a very large amount of (something) They live in a region that abounds in/with oil. a stream abounding in/with fish • • • Main Entry: ↑abound …   Useful english dictionary

  • abound — UK [əˈbaʊnd] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms abound : present tense I/you/we/they abound he/she/it abounds present participle abounding past tense abounded past participle abounded 1) to be present in large numbers or amounts Rumours abound… …   English dictionary

  • abound — a|bound [ ə baund ] verb intransitive 1. ) to be present in large numbers or amounts: Rumors abound about the breakup of her marriage. 2. ) abound with/in to be filled with or contain a great deal of something: The markets abound with imported… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • abound — verb (I) to exist in very large numbers or quantities: Rumours abound as to the reasons for his resignation. | Examples of this abound in her book. abound with/in sth phrasal verb (T) if a place, situatiion etc abounds with something it contains… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • abound in — verb To have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by. The wilderness abounds in traps. Syn: abound with …   Wiktionary

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  • abound in — verb exist in large quantity (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑teem in, ↑pullulate with • Hypernyms: ↑occur • Verb Frames: Something s somebody Something …   Useful english dictionary

  • pullulate with — verb exist in large quantity • Syn: ↑abound in, ↑teem in • Hypernyms: ↑occur • Verb Frames: Something s somebody Something s something …   Useful english dictionary

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