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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Abundant \A*bun"dant\, adjective [OE. (h)abundant, aboundant, F. abondant, fr. L. abudans, p. pr. of abundare. See {Abound}.] Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in, rarely by with. "Abundant in goodness and truth." --Exod. xxxiv. 6.

{Abundant number} (Math.), a number, the sum of whose aliquot parts exceeds the number itself. Thus, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, the aliquot parts of 12, make the number 16. This is opposed to a {deficient} number, as 14, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2, 7, the sum of which is 10; and to a {perfect} number, which is equal to the sum of its aliquot parts, as 6, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2., 3.

Syn: Ample; plentiful; copious; plenteous; exuberant; overflowing; rich; teeming; profuse; bountiful; liberal. See {Ample}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

abundant

adjective

1: present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water" [ant: {scarce}]


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