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Abound vs. Abundance

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  • Abound (verb)

    To be full to overflowing. First attested from around (1350 to 1470).page=7

  • Abound (verb)

    To be wealthy. Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the mid 18th century.

  • Abound (verb)

    To be highly productive.

  • Abound (verb)

    To be present or available in large numbers; to be plentiful. First attested from around (1350 to 1470).

    "Wild animals abound wherever man does not stake his claim."

  • Abound (verb)

    To revel in. Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the late 18th century.

  • Abound (verb)

    To be copiously supplied

    "The wilderness abounds in traps."

  • Abundance (noun)

    A large quantity; many. First attested around 1150 to 1350.

  • Abundance (noun)

    An overflowing fullness or ample sufficiency; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; plentifulness. First attested around 1350 to 1470.

  • Abundance (noun)

    Wealth; affluence; plentiful amount of resources. First attested around 1350 to 1470.

  • Abundance (noun)

    Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment or sample. First attested in the late 19th century.

  • Abundance (noun)

    A bid to take nine or more tricks in solo whist. First attested in the late 19th century.

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  • Abound (verb)

    To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful.

  • Abound (verb)

    To be copiously supplied; - followed by in or with.

  • Abundance (noun)

    An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: - strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Abound (verb)

    be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities

  • Abound (verb)

    be in a state of movement or action;

    "The room abounded with screaming children"

    "The garden bristled with toddlers"

  • Abundance (noun)

    the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply;

    "an age of abundance"

  • Abundance (noun)

    (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present

  • Abundance (noun)

    (chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million

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