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plentiful

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of plentiful

  1. being more than enough without being excessive a plentiful amount of strawberries that will be more than enough for a couple of pies Synonyms of plentiful abundant, ample, aplenty, bounteous, bountiful, comfortable, cornucopian, galore, generous, liberal, plenteous, plenty Words Related to plentiful 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, profuse Phrases all kinds of, thick on the ground Near Antonyms of plentiful deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; meager (or meagre), niggardly, stingy; skimpy; least, minimum; light, slight, small; barren, infertile, sterile, unfruitful, unproductive Antonyms of plentiful bare, minimal, scant, spare

Synonym Discussion of plentiful

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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