Definition of Abound in English :

Define Abound in English

Abound meaning in English

Meaning of Abound in English

Pronunciation of Abound in English

Abound pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abound in English


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1. abound

be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities

2. abound, bristle, burst

be in a state of movement or action

Example Sentences:
'The room abounded with screaming children'
'The garden bristled with toddlers'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of abound
verb (intransitive)
to exist or occur in abundance; be plentiful
a swamp in which snakes abound
2. (foll by with or in)
to be plentifully supplied (with); teem (with)
the gardens abound with flowers
the fields abound in corn

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verb intransitive
to be plentiful; exist in large numbers or amounts
tropical plants abound in the jungle
to have plenty; be filled; be wealthy (in) or teem (with)
a land that abounds in grain, woods that abound with game

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intr.v. a·bound·ed, a·bound·ing, a·bounds
1. To be great in number or amount: "In areas where scorpions abound, spider populations are generally kept in check" (Natalie Angier).
2. To have something in great numbers or amounts. Often used with in or with: "Neanderthal sites ... abound with artifacts, including scrapers, choppers, hand axes, and knives" (Philip and Carol Zaleski). See Synonyms at teem1.

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