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Abound

Abound Meaning & Definition
Abound Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abound?

[v] be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
[v] be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abound: bristle | burst

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abound: abound with | be alive with | bristle with | burst with | clutter | crawl | crawl with | creep with | crowd | crowded | exuberate | filled | flourish | flow | gush | jam | multiply | overflow | overflow with | pack | packed | pour | prevail | proliferate | pullulate | pullulate with | rain | run over | shower | stream | swarm | swarm with | teem | teem with | thrive | throng | throng with

See Also | abound in | be | feature | have | pullulate with | teem in

Abound In Webster's Dictionary

\A*bound"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Abounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abounding}.] [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. {Undulate}.] 1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful. The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe. --Chambers. Where sin abounded grace did much more abound. --Rom. v. 20. 2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with. {To abound in}, to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by. {To abound with}, to be filled with; to possess in great numbers. Men abounding in natural courage. --Macaulay. A faithful man shall abound with blessings. --Prov. xxviii. 20. It abounds with cabinets of curiosities. --Addison.

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