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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-buhn-duh nt]
    • /əˈbʌn dənt/
    • /əˈbʌn.dənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-buhn-duh nt]
    • /əˈbʌn dənt/

Definitions of abundant word

  • adjective abundant Something that is abundant is present in large quantities. 3
  • adjective abundant existing in plentiful supply 3
  • adjective abundant having a plentiful supply (of) 3
  • adjective abundant (of a chemical element or mineral) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other elements or minerals in the earth's crust or some other specified environment 3
  • adjective abundant (of an isotope) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other isotopes in a mixture of isotopes 3
  • adjective abundant very plentiful; more than sufficient; ample 3

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Origin of abundant

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin abundant- (stem of abundāns) overflowing. See abound, -ant

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Parts of speech for Abundant


abundant popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for abundant

adj abundant

  • heavy — of great weight; hard to lift or carry: a heavy load.
  • generous — liberal in giving or sharing; unselfish: a generous patron of the arts; a generous gift.
  • ample — If there is an ample amount of something, there is enough of it and usually some extra.
  • sufficient — adequate for the purpose; enough: sufficient proof; sufficient protection.
  • bountiful — A bountiful supply or amount of something pleasant is a large one.

adjective abundant

  • plentiful — existing in great plenty: Coal was plentiful, and therefore cheap, in that region.
  • rife — of common or frequent occurrence; prevalent; in widespread existence, activity, or use: Crime is rife in the slum areas of our cities.
  • easy — not hard or difficult; requiring no great labor or effort: a book that is easy to read; an easy victory.
  • long — having considerable linear extent in space: a long distance; a long handle.
  • extensive — Covering or affecting a large area.

noun abundant

  • rank — Otto [awt-oh] /ˈɔt oʊ/ (Show IPA), 1884–1939, Austrian psychoanalyst.
  • bumper — Bumpers are bars at the front and back of a vehicle which protect it if it bumps into something.

Antonyms for abundant

adj abundant

  • wanting — lacking or absent: a motor with some of the parts wanting.
  • insufficient — not sufficient; lacking in what is necessary or required: an insufficient answer.
  • lacking — being without; not having; wanting; less: Lacking equipment, the laboratory couldn't undertake the research project.
  • needy — in a condition of need or want; poverty-stricken; impoverished; extremely poor; destitute.
  • scarce — insufficient to satisfy the need or demand; not abundant: Meat and butter were scarce during the war.

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