plentiful

  • 1 Plentiful — Plen ti*ful, a. 1. Containing plenty; copious; abundant; ample; as, a plentiful harvest; a plentiful supply of water. [1913 Webster] 2. Yielding abundance; prolific; fruitful. [1913 Webster] If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 plentiful — plentiful, plenteous, ample, abundant, copious denote in common more than adequate or sufficient yet not in excess. Something is plentiful or plenteous of which there is great or rich supply; plenteous is the more bookish term {it is also a zone… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 plentiful — [plen′ti fəl] adj. 1. having or yielding plenty 2. sufficient or more than enough; abundant plentifully adv. plentifulness n. SYN. PLENTIFUL implies a large or full supply [a plentiful supply of food ]; ABUNDANT implies a very plentiful or very… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 plentiful — index considerable, copious, liberal (generous), ordinary, profuse, replete, rife, substantial …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 plentiful — late 15c., from PLENTY (Cf. plenty) + FUL (Cf. ful) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 plentiful — / plenty [adj] abundant, productive abounding, ample, bounteous, bountiful, bumper*, chock full*, complete, copious, enough, excessive, extravagant, exuberant, fertile, flowing, flush*, fruitful, full, fulsome, generous, improvident, infinite,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 plentiful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ existing in or yielding great quantities; abundant. DERIVATIVES plentifully adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 plentiful — adjective Date: 15th century 1. containing or yielding plenty < a plentiful land > 2. characterized by, constituting, or existing in plenty • plentifully adverb • plentifulness noun Synonyms: plentiful, ample, abundant …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 plentiful — plentifully, adv. plentifulness, n. /plen ti feuhl/, adj. 1. existing in great plenty: Coal was plentiful, and therefore cheap, in that region. 2. yielding abundantly: a plentiful source of inspiration. [1425 75; late ME; see PLENTY, FUL] Syn. 1 …

    Universalium

  • 10 plentiful — plen|ti|ful [ plentıfl ] adjective present or available in large quantities: a plentiful supply of strawberries Hotel rooms were plentiful and cheap. in plentiful supply (=easy to obtain or buy): Gasoline seems to be in plentiful supply. ╾… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 plentiful — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having or yielding plenty] Syn. prolific, fruitful, profuse, lavish, bountiful, bounteous, plenteous, unstinted, unstinting, liberal, prodigal, unsparing, inexhaustible, bottomless, replete, generous, abundant,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 plentiful — [[t]ple̱ntɪfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Things that are plentiful exist in such large amounts or numbers that there is enough for people s wants or needs. Fish are plentiful in the lake. ...a plentiful supply of vegetables and salads and… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 plentiful — UK [ˈplentɪf(ə)l] / US adjective present or available in large quantities Hotel rooms were plentiful and cheap. in plentiful supply (= easy to obtain or buy): Petrol seems to be in plentiful supply. Derived word: plentifully adverb …

    English dictionary

  • 14 plentiful — plen•ti•ful [[t]ˈplɛn tɪ fəl[/t]] adj. existing or yielding in abundance • Etymology: 1425–75 plen′ti•ful•ly, adv. plen′ti•ful•ness, n. syn: plentiful, ample, abundant, bountiful describe a more than adequate supply of something. plentiful… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 plentiful — adjective a) Existing in large number or ample amount. She accumulated a plentiful collection of books. b) Yielding abundance. Some years, the tree is a plentiful source of apples. See Also: plenteous …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 plentiful — adjective more than enough in quantity: a plentiful supply of food and wine | Opportunities to practice the language are plentiful. plentifully adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 plentiful — 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

  • 18 plentiful — See plentiful, plenteous …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 19 plentiful — adj. Plentiful is used with these nouns: ↑evidence, ↑supply …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 plentiful — plen|ti|ful [ˈplentıfəl] adj more than enough in quantity ▪ a plentiful supply of food >plentifully adv …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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