AskDefine | Define plentiful

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plentiful adj
1 existing in great number or quantity; "rhinoceroses were once plentiful here"
2 affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply" [syn: ample, copious, plenteous, rich]
3 producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil" [syn: bountiful]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Existing in large number or ample amount.
    She accumulated a plentiful collection of books.
  2. Yielding abundance.
    Some years, the tree is a plentiful source of apples.


existing in large number
  • Portuguese: grande
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