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plentiful

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adjective plen·ti·ful \ˈplen-ti-fəl\

Simple Definition of plentiful

  • : present in large amounts

  • : containing or giving large amounts of something

Full Definition of plentiful

  1. 1 :  containing or yielding plenty <a plentiful land>

  2. 2 :  characterized by, constituting, or existing in plenty

plen·ti·ful·ly play \-fə-lē\ adverb
plen·ti·ful·ness noun

Examples of plentiful

  1. Gasoline won't always be cheap and plentiful.

  2. Space is plentiful enough for several homes.

  3. Natural gas is a plentiful resource.

  4. These vegetables are a plentiful source of vitamins.



15th Century

First Known Use of plentiful

15th century

Synonym Discussion of plentiful

plentiful, ample, abundant, copious mean more than sufficient without being excessive. plentiful implies a great or rich supply <peaches are plentiful this summer>. ample implies a generous sufficiency to satisfy a particular requirement <ample food to last the winter>. abundant suggests an even greater or richer supply than does plentiful <streams abundant with fish>. copious stresses largeness of supply rather than fullness or richness <copious examples of bureaucratic waste>.

PLENTIFUL Defined for Kids

plentiful

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adjective plen·ti·ful \ˈplen-ti-fəl\

Definition of plentiful

  1. 1 :  present in large numbers or amount :  abundant <plentiful rain>

  2. 2 :  giving or containing a large number or amount <Vegetables are a plentiful source of vitamins.>

plen·ti·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb




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