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 for Ample
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ample \Am"ple\, a. [F. ample, L. amplus, prob. for ambiplus full
     on both sides, the last syllable akin to L. plenus full. See
     Full, and cf. Double.]
     Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious;
     roomy; widely extended.
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           All the people in that ample house
           Did to that image bow their humble knees. --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample
        fortune; ample justice.
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     3. Not contracted of brief; not concise; extended; diffusive;
        as, an ample narrative. --Johnson.
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     Syn: Full; spacious; extensive; wide; capacious; abundant;
          plentiful; plenteous; copious; bountiful; rich; liberal;
          munificent.
  
     Usage: Ample, Copious, Abundant, Plenteous. These
            words agree in representing a thing as large, but
            under different relations, according to the image
            which is used. Ample implies largeness, producing a
            sufficiency or fullness of supply for every want; as,
            ample stores or resources, ample provision. Copious
            carries with it the idea of flow, or of collection at
            a single point; as, a copious supply of materials.
            "Copious matter of my song." --Milton. Abundant and
            plenteous refer to largeness of quantity; as, abundant
            stores; plenteous harvests.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ample
      adj 1: more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample
             food for the party"; "an ample supply" [ant: meager,
             meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy]
      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, plentiful, rich]
      3: fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of
         ample proportions" [syn: ample, sizable, sizeable]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  130 Moby Thesaurus words for "ample":
     abounding, abundant, adequate, affluent, all-sufficing, amplify,
     amplitudinous, aplenty, augment, barely sufficient, bottomless,
     bounteous, bountiful, broad, capacious, commensurate, commodious,
     competent, complete, comprehensive, copious, corresponding,
     countless, decent, deep, detailed, develop, diffuse, dilate,
     distend, distended, due, effuse, elaborate, enlarge, enough,
     epidemic, equal to, exhaustless, expanded, expansive, extend,
     extended, extending, extensive, extravagant, exuberant,
     far-reaching, fat, fertile, fit, flush, fruitful, full, galore,
     generous, good, good enough, great, handsome, in plenty,
     in quantity, increase, inexhaustible, infinite, inflate, inflated,
     large, lavish, liberal, luxuriant, many, maximal, minimal, minimum,
     much, multitudinous, numerous, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous,
     plenteous, plentiful, plenty, plenty good enough, prevailing,
     prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive,
     proportionable, proportionate, rampant, replete, rich, rife,
     riotous, roomy, running over, satisfactory, satisfying, spacious,
     spreading, substantial, sufficient, sufficient for, sufficing,
     suitable, superabundant, swell, swollen, teeming, thorough, unfold,
     unsparing, unstinted, unstinting, up to, vast, voluminous, wealthy,
     well-found, well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale,
     wide, wide-ranging, widespread
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  AMPLE
  
      A FORTH-like language for programming the
     500/5000 series of add-on music synthesisers for the BBC
     Microcomputer.  AMPLE was produced by Hybrid Technologies,
     Cambridge, England in the mid 1980s.  Many AMPLE programs were
     published in Acorn User magazine.
  
     (1995-11-01)
  

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