The DICT Development Group
3 definitions found
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Plentiful \Plen"ti*ful\, a.
1. Containing plenty; copious; abundant; ample; as, a
plentiful harvest; a plentiful supply of water.
2. Yielding abundance; prolific; fruitful.
If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more
plentiful year. --Bacon.
3. Lavish; profuse; prodigal. [Obs.]
He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be
preserved from --Bacon.
[1913 Webster] -- Plen"ti*ful*ly, adv. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: existing in great number or quantity; "rhinoceroses were
once plentiful here"
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: producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful
year"; "fruitful soil" [syn: bountiful, plentiful]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
100 Moby Thesaurus words for "plentiful":
abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample, aplenty,
blooming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, bumper, bursting,
bursting out, copious, countless, creative, diffuse, effuse,
enough, epidemic, excessive, exhaustless, extravagant, exuberant,
fat, fecund, fertile, flourishing, flush, fructiferous, fruitful,
full, fulsome, galore, generous, in plenty, in quantity,
inexhaustible, lavish, liberal, lush, luxuriant, many, maximal,
much, multitudinous, numerous, opulent, overabundant,
overbounteous, overcopious, overexuberant, overflowing,
overgenerous, overlavish, overliberal, overluxuriant, overmuch,
overnumerous, overplenteous, overplentiful, overplenty,
overpopulated, overpopulous, overprolific, plenitudinous,
plenteous, plenty, plethoric, pregnant, prevailing, prevalent,
prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferous, prolific,
pullulating, rampant, replete, rich, rife, riotous, running over,
seminal, sufficient, superabundant, swarming, swimming, teeming,
thriving, uberous, unstinted, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished,
well-provided, well-stocked, wholesale
Questions or comments about this site?