Definition of ample
- There was room for an ample garden.
- They had ample money for the trip.
They had ample money for the trip.
The police found ample evidence of wrongdoing.
There is ample parking at the stadium.
You will have ample opportunity to finish the test.
The light in the room is more than ample.
There was room for an ample garden.
an ample serving of pie
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: having or providing enough or more than enough of what is needed
: quite large
—used to describe a person's (especially a woman's) body as being large in usually an attractive way
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