Definition of Abundant

1. Adjective. Present in great quantity. "An abundant supply of water"




Definition of Abundant

1. a. Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in, rarely by with.

Definition of Abundant

1. Adjective. Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity. ¹

2. Adjective. Richly supplied — followed by ''in'', rarely by ''with''. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: mathematics) Being an abundant number, i.e. less than the sum of all of its divisors except itself. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abundant

1. in great quantity [adj present]

Medical Definition of Abundant

1. Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; followed by in, rarely by with. "Abundant in goodness and truth. " Abundant number, a number, the sum of whose aliquot parts exceeds the number itself. Thus, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, the aliquot parts of 12, make the number 16. This is opposed to a deficient number, as 14, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2, 7, the sum of which is 10; and to a perfect number, which is equal to the sum of its aliquot parts, as 6, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2. Synonym: Ample, plentiful, copious, plenteous, exuberant, overflowing, rich, teeming, profuse, bountiful, liberal. See Ample. Origin: OE. (h)abundant, aboundant, F. Abondant, fr. L. Abudans, p. Pr. Of abundare. See Abound. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abundant

abthanes
abtropfung
abubble
abugida
abugidas
abuilding
abulia
abulias
abulic
abuna
abunas
abundance
abundances
abundancies
abundancy
abundant (current term)
abundant-number
abundant number
abundant numbers
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abundaries
abundary
abundaunce
abundaunces
abundaunt
abune
abunidazole
aburst
abus'd
abusable

Literary usage of Abundant

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1. Transactions by Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Norwick Eng, Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1904)
"Locally abundant on an* land, Thornham and Titchwell. ... abundant. CERASTIUM TETRANDRUM, Curtis. Plentiful on Titchwell du and doubtless frequent elsewhere ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Besides corn they cultivated squashes, beans, and tobacco, in addition to which their woods and waters furnished abundant supplies of game and fish. ..."

3. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1911)
"as he will be less able to do this than to run; for it is to the young that labors abundant and arduous wholly belong.” “True beyond all question.” XVI. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1912)
"Growth very abundant; aerial mycelium growing in very dense, greenish gray patches in center and whitish around edges of culture; pycnidia black, small, ..."

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