Synonyms for abounded

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

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Définition of abounded

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 :
  • Money, moreover, was thrown into it; gifts to the Blessed Virgin abounded.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The banners, in particular, abounded, as innumerable as the leaves of trees.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • The Temple was chiefly remarkable for the dirt which abounded.
  • Extract from : « The Last Voyage » by Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
  • It would be difficult to tell which most abounded, holes or leather.
  • Extract from : « The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences » by Hosea Quinby
  • My story has none of those stirring incidents with which his abounded.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • It abounded in wild life, and sounded ever in spring and summer with songs and cries.
  • Extract from : « Gilian The Dreamer » by Neil Munro
  • We entered the frightful and awful edifice, every corner of which abounded with horror.
  • Extract from : « The Sleeping Bard » by Ellis Wynne
  • The book was really an able one and abounded with humour, just satire, and good sense.
  • Extract from : « The Way of All Flesh » by Samuel Butler
  • The Delaware abounded in fish, and in the spring it swarmed with herring.
  • Extract from : « Stories of New Jersey » by Frank Richard Stockton
  • He abounded in periphrases as highly coloured as sacred pictures.
  • Extract from : « Rene Mauperin » by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt

Antonyms for abounded

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