verb (used without object)
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Origin of abound
OTHER WORDS FROM abounda·bound·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·a·bound, verb (used without object)well-a·bound·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for abound
Such scheduling oddities abound during the pandemic-affected season.Steelers stay unbeaten, hold off Ravens in rare Wednesday NFL game|Mark Maske|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
Either way, he’ll cough up a record amount for a sports franchise of any type, and the Mark Cuban comparisons will abound.Crystal Ball 2021: Predictions for the economy, politics, technology, and more|lbelanger225|December 1, 2020|Fortune
Concerns abound, too, about the danger to health, welfare and academic progress school closures pose for vulnerable students.New York City reopening schools for special-education students and younger grades|Moriah Balingit|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Practical tips for the home cook abound, and some of them were shared for years and then rejected.
With a country divided, conspiracy theorists abound and emotions on both ends of the political spectrum running high, it’s hardly a conducive environment to convince people to buy new things at the moment.‘Emotions are so heightened’: Why the election fallout hammers home the need for marketers to act responsibly|Lara O'Reilly|November 9, 2020|Digiday
To his astonishment, the driver found the gate open; guards already had abounded the border post.
Themes of armed resistance and solidarity between Africans and Indians abounded on the many costumes.Mardi Gras Indian Chief Larry Bannock’s Final Ride|Jason Berry|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Insecurities abounded, and Kennan, it seems, pretty much always had his knickers in a twist about something.The Man Who Knew Russia Best: George Kennan’s Revealing Diaries|James A. Warren|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, skeptics abounded that the expensive iPhone and its imitators would become the new standard.
Everywhere we looked, from Twitter to Instagram and even Facebook, hashtags abounded.Rob Ford, Kid President, What the Fox Say?, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|December 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The country abounded in excellent native fruits, and the mandioc furnished never-failing stores of bread.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Great tropical trees grew in wild profusion, while gorgeous vegetation abounded.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
This strip of land from ocean to ocean abounded in disease-breeding swamps and filthy habitations unfit for human beings.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
He spoke with much natural fluency, and his conversation abounded with a variety of curious anecdotes.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
With such feelings existing in the colony, there could be no wonder that insurrections and tumults abounded.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan