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Definition of Abound


  1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful.
  2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.

Abound Quotations

To such an extent does nature delight and abound in variety that among her trees there is not one plant to be found which is exactly like another; and not only among the plants, but among the boughs, the leaves and the fruits, you will not find one which is exactly similar to another.
Leonardo da Vinci

Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey.
Venerable Bede

In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous.

This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
Richard V. Allen

A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties.
Karl Marx
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Abound Translations

abound in Dutch is in overvloed aanwezig zijn
abound in French is abonder, grouiller, abondez, fourmiller, abondons
abound in German is wimmeln von
abound in Latin is exubero, exundo
abound in Spanish is abundar
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