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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

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

A beginner must look on himself as one setting out to make a garden for his Lord's pleasure, on most unfruitful soil which abounds in weeds. His Majesty roots up the weeds and will put in good plants instead. Let us reckon that this is already done when the soul decides to practice prayer and has begun to do so.
Saint Teresa of Avila

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.
Joseph Addison

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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