Synonyms for abounds

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

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Définition of abounds

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 :
  • The country of the Illinois is extremely good, and abounds with buffalo and other game.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • It receives some brooks, and abounds in excellent fish, and in alligators.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • For how is it that he abounds with all things, save that God gave them to him?
  • Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas
  • The second was this: Philadelphia, as Mr. Philipps has said, abounds in folk-lore.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs » by Charles Godfrey Leland
  • It is the center of official life, and abounds in statesmen of all grades.
  • Extract from : « As A Chinaman Saw Us » by Anonymous
  • It abounds with wood, even the summits of the mountain are covered with trees.
  • Extract from : « Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora » by Edward Edwards
  • It would be tedious to enumerate the beauties of this play, for it abounds with them.
  • Extract from : « John Bull » by George Colman
  • This kind of wit is that which abounds in Cowley more than in any author that ever wrote.
  • Extract from : « Essays and Tales » by Joseph Addison
  • Just outside the hummock was a cabbage-palm, which, as I have said, abounds in Florida.
  • Extract from : « In the Wilds of Florida » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It abounds in iniquities of every kind and becomes daily more corrupt.
  • Extract from : « Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II » by Martin Luther

Antonyms for abounds

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