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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).
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Origin of superabound

1400–50; late Middle English superabounden < Late Latin superabundāre, equivalent to super- super- + abundāre to abound
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Related Words

occupy, govern, dominate, predominate, swell, swarm, bustle, brim, overflow, crawl, overrun, control, run, lead, overshadow, manage, influence, command, dictate, monopolize

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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


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