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abundance

noun abun·dance \ə-ˈbən-dən(t)s\

: a large amount of something : an abundant amount of something

Full Definition of ABUNDANCE

1
:  an ample quantity :  profusion
3
:  relative degree of plentifulness <low abundances of uranium and thorium — H. C. Urey>

Examples of ABUNDANCE

  1. a plant with an abundance of flowers
  2. a plant known for the abundance of its flowers

First Known Use of ABUNDANCE

14th century

Related to ABUNDANCE

Synonyms
lot, barrel, basketful, boatload, bucket, bunch, bundle, bushel, carload, chunk, deal, dozen, fistful, gobs, good deal, heap, hundred, lashings (also lashins) [chiefly British], loads, mass, mess, mountain, much, multiplicity, myriad, oodles, pack, passel, peck, pile, plateful, plenitude, plentitude, plenty, pot, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, sheaf, shipload, sight, slew, spate, stack, store, ton, truckload, volume, wad, wealth, yard
Antonyms
ace, bit, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, handful, hint, lick, little, mite, mouthful, nip, ounce, peanuts, pinch, pittance, scruple, shade, shadow, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), speck, spot, sprinkle, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, tad, taste, touch, trace

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