adjective, am·pler, am·plest.
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What does ample mean?
It is often used in the context of things like time, room, space, supplies, or resources (such as food and money) to indicate that there is enough or more than enough of what is needed.
Sometimes, ample means large in size, extent, or amount, as in It was an ample tract of land.
Ample can be used in front of a noun, as in We have ample funds to cover the purchase, or elsewhere in the sentence, as in The payment was ample.
The adverb form of ample is amply, meaning sufficiently or abundantly, as in He gave amply to charity.
Example: There was no one else there, so there was ample space to spread out.
Where does ample come from?
Amplitude can refer to the state of being ample, but it’s typically used in a more specific way in technical and scientific measurements. More commonly, the noun ampleness refers to the state of having enough or more than enough. Ample has many common synonyms, and it also has many antonyms (opposites) that mean “not enough,” including insufficient, inadequate, scant, scanty, and meager.
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- ampleness (noun)
- amply (adverb)
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How is ample used in real life?
Ample can be used to describe both tangible things, such as food and water, and intangible ones, such as space and time.
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Years in future when they try to understand an entire nation's collapse of conscience, I hope there's ample documentation now of the role a morally corrupt media and celebrities played in it.
— Rituparna Chatterjee (@MasalaBai) November 30, 2020
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Example sentences from the Web for ample
Partisanship being a helluva drug, there are ample opportunities for both sides to spin this most recent jobs report in whatever direction benefits them most, potentially rendering any historical comparisons irrelevant.September’s Jobs Report Is A Political Rorschach Test|Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com)|October 2, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Fires are heavily used because fuels build up so fast due to the ample moisture available for plant growth, says Hood.
In addition, policymakers in the US should work to permanently repeal the policy in light of ample evidence demonstrating its adverse impact.Insights Into How The US Abortion Gag Rule Affects Health Services In Kenya|LGBTQ-Editor|October 2, 2020|No Straight News
This book is 396 pages long, which will give you an ample amount of material to gaze at, wonder over, and learn from.Coffee table books that bring the wonders of our planet into your living room|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
Roughly 30 miles east of Death Valley National Park and 30 miles west of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, this 18-foot tepee at Water Rock Ranch is surrounded by ample hiking and climbing.
For anything to work, including law itself, there must be ample room for individual responsibility.
Three years later, Washington came armed with ample alcohol—enough for a half gallon for every voter—and won with 331 votes.
Do you feel they did an ample job of portraying his troubled later years—in particular, the violence towards women?Octavia Spencer on Hollywood and Race: The Film Roles I’m Offered Are Too Small|Marlow Stern|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It typically came with a desk in the building, and ample access to lawmakers.
There is ample proof, for instance, that first-generation immigrants do not increase crime, they help to reduce it.Cardinal O'Malley: Pope Francis Knows Immigrants Are the Future of the Church|Christopher Dickey|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throwing my arms fully around her, so as to include, if possible, the hail body in my ample embrace.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX|Alexander Leighton
It was a wooden house of four or five rooms, with an ample veranda, surrounded by an acre of ground fenced in.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien
To this he fastened an ample bag of strong salmon-netting, which he had brought with him from Edmundston for this purpose.The Kindred of the Wild|Charles G. D. Roberts
He had in an ample measure the first of all requirements in a biographer, personal acquaintance with the man whose life he wrote.The Age of Tennyson|Hugh Walker
The income was ample and certain, and the risk and labor slight.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi|George Byron Merrick