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
  1. adjective
    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
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    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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