present in great quantity; more than adequate; oversufficient: an abundant supply of water.
well supplied with something; abounding: a river abundant in salmon.
richly supplied, as with resources: an abundant land.
- a·bun·dant·ly, adverb
- pre·a·bun·dant, adjective
- pre·a·bun·dant·ly, adverb
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How to use abundant in a sentence
Insects are more abundant and widespread than any other class of animal.One tiny sea parasite survives 200 times atmospheric pressure | Shi En Kim | September 25, 2020 | Science News For Students
Being abundant and cheap, hydrogen was the lifting gas used for airships throughout the early 1900s.Airbus Just Unveiled Three New Zero-Emission Concept Aircraft | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | September 23, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Sometimes I think people question plant efficacy because so many medicinal plants are so abundant and readily available.The founder of wellness startup Mab & Stoke on the growth of ‘pay what you can’ options during the pandemic | Rachel King | September 20, 2020 | Fortune
The researchers decided to try the depleting-PTB technique on astrocytes, star-shaped non-neuronal cells that are abundant in the brain.The Neurons That Appeared from Nowhere - Issue 89: The Dark Side | Nayanah Siva | September 2, 2020 | Nautilus
In turn, RLSA provides abundant research and analysis possibilities for those who want to make their products sell in standard marketing and sales platforms, both real and digital.How to use in-market audiences for better search campaigns | Harikrishna Kundariya | August 18, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Especially in the U.S., where fast food restaurants are abundant and two-thirds of people are overweight or obese.Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Becomes an Obsession | DailyBurn | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His “gold” is the labor in Africa—cheap, trainable, abundant, and ready to work.
Dolores has abundant gripes, late arrivals, and a sluggish pace among them.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway | Kevin Zawacki | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There are the enthusiastic fans, as well as girls in mini skirts with abundant cleavage promoting the latest TV series.Too Many Spider-Men, Too Little Time: Get Ready for Comic-Con | Annaliza Savage | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of the fuels we use to generate electricity —natural gas, oil, coal—are abundant yet finite.
Rye is now being harvested, and is quite heavy: in fact, all the crops promise abundant harvests.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
When the sediment is abundant, casts, being light structures, will be found near the top.
Beggars are not abundant; but women are required to labor quite extensively in the fields.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
Here they are seldom abundant, but their constant presence is the most reliable urinary sign of the disease.
Renal cells are abundant in parenchymatous nephritis, especially the acute form.
British Dictionary definitions for abundant
existing in plentiful supply
(postpositive foll by in) having a plentiful supply (of)
(of a chemical element or mineral) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other elements or minerals in the earth's crust or some other specified environment
(of an isotope) occurring to an extent specified in relation to other isotopes in a mixture of isotopes
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