abundant
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /əˈbʌn.dn̩t/
  • (America) IPA: /əˈbʌn.dn̩t/, /əˈbn̩.dn̩t/
Adjective

abundant

  1. Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity; overflowing. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
    • [W]ith their magical words they [poets] bring forth to our eyesight the abundant images and beauties of creation. — Leigh Hunt, On the Realities of Imagination
    Antonyms: rare, scarce
  2. Richly supplied; wealthy; possessing in great quantity. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
    • Abundant in goodness and truth. — Exodus, 34:6
  3. (mathematics) Being an abundant number, i.e. less than the sum of all of its divisors except itself. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]
    Antonyms: deficient
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