abundance

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noun abun·dance \ə-ˈbən-dən(t)s\

Definition of abundance

  1. 1 :  an ample quantity :  an abundant amount :  profusion a city that has an abundance of fine restaurants

  2. 2 :  affluence, wealth a life of abundance

  3. 3 :  relative degree of plentifulness low abundances of uranium and thorium — H. C. Urey

Examples of abundance in a sentence

  1. a plant with an abundance of flowers

  2. a plant known for the abundance of its flowers

Origin and Etymology of abundance

Middle English aboundaunce, habundaunce, borrowed from Anglo-French abundance, habundance, borrowed from Latin abundantia, noun derivative of abundant-, abundans abundant


First Known Use: 14th century



ABUNDANCE Defined for Kids

abundance

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noun abun·dance \ə-ˈbən-dəns\

Definition of abundance for Students

  1. :  a large quantity :  plenty



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