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superabound

[soo-per-uh-bound]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to abound beyond something else.
  2. to be very abundant or too abundant (usually followed by in or with).

Origin of superabound

1400–50; late Middle English superabounden < Late Latin superabundāre, equivalent to super- super- + abundāre to abound
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Examples from the Web for superabound

Historical Examples

  • It is possible that nitrates may superabound in the soil from the oxydizement of the nitrogen of a superfluity of ammonia.

    A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I &amp; II

    William Sleeman


British Dictionary definitions for superabound

superabound

verb
  1. (intr) to abound abnormally; be in surplus
  2. rare to be more abundant than (something else)
Derived Formssuperabundance (ˌsuːpərəˈbʌndəns), nounsuperabundant, adjective
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