verb (used without object)
Origin of abound
Related Words for aboundingflush, replete, teeming, filled, abundant, bountiful, copious, prodigal, profuse, prolific, plenteous
Examples from the Web for abounding
Contemporary Examples of abounding
Soon, theories were abounding in the blogosphere about the motivation and real identity of the writer.The Curious Tale of Obama's Biggest Defender
January 27, 2010
Historical Examples of abounding
It is quaint and severe, however, and abounding in dry conceits.
He had come to have an abounding faith in the little red-haired man.Slaves of Mercury
Apart from these the road is wearisome and abounding with dangers.The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ
This and other sorts of spoonmeat should be made rather thin than otherwise, and abounding with liquid, whether milk or water.
She would be there too, for she loved a rich and abounding life.The Christian
Word Origin for abound
1630s, present participle adjective from abound; originally "affluent;" sense of "overflowing" is recorded by 1680s.