bountiful

adjective boun·ti·ful \ ˈbau̇n-ti-fəl \

Definition of bountiful

1 :liberal or generous in bestowing gifts or favors
2 :given or provided abundantly
  • a bountiful harvest

bountifully

play \-f(ə-)lē\ adverb

bountifulness

play \-fəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of bountiful in a Sentence

  1. a bountiful supply of water

  2. a bountiful supply of apples for the harvest festival

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Origin and Etymology of bountiful

see bounty

Synonym Discussion of bountiful

liberal, generous, bountiful, munificent mean giving or given freely and unstintingly. liberal suggests openhandedness in the giver and largeness in the thing or amount given.
    • a teacher liberal with her praise
generous stresses warmhearted readiness to give more than size or importance of the gift.
    • a generous offer of help
bountiful suggests lavish, unremitting giving or providing.
    • children spoiled by bountiful presents
munificent suggests a scale of giving appropriate to lords or princes.
    • a munificent foundation grant

Bountiful

geographical name

Definition of Bountiful

city in northern Utah north of Salt Lake City population 42,552

BOUNTIFUL Defined for English Language Learners

bountiful

adjective

Definition of bountiful for English Language Learners

  • : giving or providing many desired things

  • : given or existing in large amounts


BOUNTIFUL Defined for Kids

bountiful

adjective boun·ti·ful \ ˈbau̇n-ti-fəl \

Definition of bountiful for Students

1 :giving freely or generously
  • this bountiful land
2 :plentiful 1
  • … those creatures that do dwell here exist in bountiful numbers.
  • —Jean Craighead George, Julie of the Wolves


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