Synonyms for abound

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-bound
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbaʊnd

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Définition of abound

Origin :
  • early 14c., from Old French abonder "to abound, be abundant, come together in great numbers" (12c.), from Latin abundare "overflow, run over," from Latin ab- "off" (see ab-) + undare "rise in a wave," from unda "water, wave" (see water (n.)). Related: Abounded; abounding.
  • verb exist in abundance
Example sentences :
  • They abound upon the shores of the sea and of lakes, but are rarely seen in rivers.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • Neither in truth do they abound in iron, as from the fashion of their weapons may be gathered.
  • Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus
  • There are also several large lakes, which abound with white trout.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Mineral waters, hot and cold, abound on the table-land of Mexico.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • The roads, however, abound in mud, and the streams are enormously swollen.
  • Extract from : « Three Years in the Federal Cavalry » by Willard Glazier
  • They abound in Egypt, and were a common decoration of its immense temples.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Young People, October 5, 1880 » by Various
  • Allusions to events of the day which abound in the poem enable us to date it.
  • Extract from : « A Literary History of the English People » by Jean Jules Jusserand
  • Of course, they abound with eccentric abnormities and startling phenomena.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • They are never found north of that stream, although they abound below it.
  • Extract from : « Old Fort Snelling » by Marcus L. Hansen
  • They abound, however, with true instincts, which are the most wonderful that are known.
  • Extract from : « The Foundations of the Origin of Species » by Charles Darwin

Antonyms for abound

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