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ample

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of ample

  1. 1 being more than enough without being excessive there's ample time to order a pizza before the show Synonyms of ample abundant, plentiful, aplenty, bounteous, bountiful, comfortable, cornucopian, galore, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentyWords Related to ample 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 ample deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; meager (or meagre), niggardly, stingy; skimpy; least, minimum; light, slight, small; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductiveAntonyms of ample bare, minimal, scant, spare

  2. 2 more than adequate or average in capacity a husky fellow, he always heads for the most ample chair in the room Synonyms of ample spacious, capacious, commodious, roomyWords Related to ample cavernous, voluminous; broad, wide; big, biggish, bulky, considerable, generous, goodly, grand, great, handsome, hefty, hulking, large, largish, outsize (also outsized), overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy; Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, colossal, elephantine, enormous, gargantuan, gigantic, herculean, heroic (also heroical), Himalayan, huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, king-size (or king-sized), leviathan, mammoth, massive, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, pharaonic, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, super, titanic, tremendous; expansive, extended, extensive, vast; boundless, limitless, unboundedNear Antonyms of ample confined, cramped, incommodious, limited, narrow, restricted; small, snug, tight, tiny

Synonym Discussion of ample

spacious, commodious, capacious, ample mean larger in extent or capacity than the average. spacious implies great length and breadth.
    • a spacious front lawn
commodious stresses roominess and comfortableness.
    • a commodious and airy penthouse apartment
capacious stresses the ability to hold, contain, or retain more than the average.
    • a capacious suitcase
ample implies having a greater size, expanse, or amount than that deemed adequate.
    • ample closet space


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