abound

When things abound, there are a lot of them. In spring, birds, flowers, rain, and frisbees abound.

This word has to do with an abundance of something. In cities like Buffalo, NY, snow abounds. In very hot weather, insects and suntan lotion abound. Dogs are happy at the park when squirrels abound — meaning there are a lot of squirrels. On the moon, rocks abound, but that's about it.

Primary Meanings of abound

1.
v
be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
2.
v
be in a state of movement or action
Full Definitions of abound
1

v be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities

Type of:
be
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
2

v be in a state of movement or action

“The room abounded with screaming children”
Synonyms:
bristle, burst
Type of:
feature, have
have as a feature

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