plenteous

  • 1 Plenteous — Plen te*ous, a. [From {Plenty}.] 1. Containing plenty; abundant; copious; plentiful; sufficient for every purpose; as, a plenteous supply. Reaping plenteous crop. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Yielding abundance; productive; fruitful. The seven… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 plenteous — plenteous, plentiful The normal word in current English is plentiful, but plenteous will be found especially in literary works of the 19c and earlier …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 plenteous — index ample, copious, multiple, replete, rife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 plenteous — c.1300, from O.Fr. plentiveus fertile, rich (early 13c.), from plentif abundant, from plenté abundance (see PLENTY (Cf. plenty)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 plenteous — *plentiful, ample, abundant, copious Analogous words: & Antonyms: see those at PLENTIFUL …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 plenteous — ► ADJECTIVE literary ▪ plentiful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 plenteous — [plen′tē əs] adj. [ME plentevous < OFr < plente, PLENTY] 1. marked by or being in abundance; plentiful; copious 2. producing abundantly; fruitful; productive plenteously adv. plenteousness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 plenteous — adjective Etymology: Middle English plentevous, plenteous, from Anglo French plentivus, from plentif abundant, from plenté plenty Date: 14th century 1. fruitful, productive < a plenteous harvest J. G. Frazer > usually used with in or of < the… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 plenteous — plenteously, adv. plenteousness, n. /plen tee euhs/, adj. 1. plentiful; copious; abundant: a plenteous supply of food. 2. yielding abundantly; fruitful: a plenteous harvest. [1250 1300; ME plenteus (see PLENTY, OUS); r. ME plentivous < OF… …

    Universalium

  • 10 plenteous — adjective Of or pertaining to plenty, abundance. His farm, though small, nevertheless allowed him a plenteous supply of healthy food. See Also: plenty, plentiful …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 plenteous — See plentiful, plenteous …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 12 plenteous — plen•te•ous [[t]ˈplɛn ti əs[/t]] adj. 1) plentiful; abundant 2) yielding abundantly; fruitful: a plenteous harvest[/ex] • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME plenteus (see plenty, ous); r. ME plentivous < OF plentivos=plentif abundant (plent(e) plenty+… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 plenteous — /ˈplɛntiəs / (say plenteeuhs) adjective 1. plentiful; copious; abundant: a plenteous supply of corn. 2. yielding abundantly. {Middle English, from Middle French plentivous} –plenteously, adverb –plenteousness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 plenteous — Synonyms and related words: abundant, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, fruitful, full, galore, generous, hearty, lavish, liberal, luxurious, opulent, plenty, prodigal, profuse, profusive, prolific, rampant, rife …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 plenteous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by abundance: abundant, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, generous, heavy, plenitudinous, plentiful, substantial, voluminous. See BIG, GIVE, RICH …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 plenteous — plen|te|ous [ˈplentiəs] adj literary [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: plentiveus, from plentif plentiful , from plenté; PLENTY3] plentiful …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 plenteous — plen|te|ous [ plentiəs ] adjective LITERARY PLENTIFUL …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 plenteous —   …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 19 plenteous — adj. RG. 23 …

    Oldest English Words

  • 20 plenteous — plen·te·ous || plentɪəs adj. full, plenty, ample; abundant, plentiful; replete, overfilled …

    English contemporary dictionary


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