abundant

On Halloween, you can find candy in abundant supply. Use abundant to describe something that exists in large amounts that are more than what's needed.

Near synonyms are plentiful, emphasizing "large amounts," and ample, emphasizing "more than enough." The adjective abundant is commonly followed by the prepositions with or in, to mean "filled with or rich in something": a region abundant in natural resources. Abundant comes from Middle English aboundant, from Old French abondant, from Latin abundāns, form of abundāre "to overflow."

DEFINITIONS OF: abundant

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adj present in great quantity

“an abundant supply of water”
Synonyms
abounding, galore
existing in abundance
ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich
affording an abundant supply
copious, voluminous
large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)
easy
obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
exuberant, lush, luxuriant, profuse, riotous
produced or growing in extreme abundance
thick
abounding; having a lot of
long
having or being more than normal or necessary:"long on brains"
overabundant, plethoric, rife
excessively abundant
plentiful
existing in great number or quantity
rampant
(of a plant) having a lush and unchecked growth
rank
growing profusely
superabundant
most excessively abundant
teeming
abundantly filled with especially living things
torrential
pouring in abundance
verdant
characterized by abundance of verdure
ample
more than enough in size or scope or capacity
rich
possessing material wealth
Antonyms:
scarce
deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
rare
not widely distributed
tight
affected by scarcity and expensive to borrow
meager, meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy
deficient in amount or quality or extent
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