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abundant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of abundant

  1. 1 being more than enough without being excessive claimed that the needy were already receiving abundant help from both the government and charitable organizations Synonyms of abundant plentiful, ample, aplenty, bounteous, bountiful, comfortable, cornucopian, galore, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentyWords Related to abundant extra, supernumerary, surplus; abounding, blooming, overflowing, plump, replete, rich, rife, teeming, wealthy; adequate, enough, sufficient; fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, luxuriant, prodigal, prolific; copious, fulsome, lavish, profuseNear Antonyms of abundant deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; meager (or meagre), niggardly, stingy; skimpy; least, minimum; light, slight, small; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductiveAntonyms of abundant bare, minimal, scant, spare

  2. 2 possessing or covered with great numbers or amounts of something specified a savory soup that is abundant with kale, potatoes, and linguica Synonyms of abundant abounding, rife, awash, flush, fraught, lousy, replete, swarming, teeming, thick, throngingWords Related to abundant brimming, bulging, bursting, chock-full (or chockful), crammed, crowded, fat, filled, full, jammed, jam-packed, loaded, packed, saturated, stuffed; clogged, congested, overcrowded, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstuffed, surfeited; alive, animated, astir, bustling, busy, buzzing, humming, livelyNear Antonyms of abundant bare, barren, blank, devoid, empty, stark, vacant, void; depleted, drained, exhausted; deficient, incomplete, insufficient, short

Synonym Discussion of abundant

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


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