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Meaning of AMPLE

Pronunciation:  'ampul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
  2. [adj]  more than enough in size or scope or capacity; "had ample food for the party"; "an ample supply"
  3. [adj]  fairly large; "a sizable fortune"; "an ample waistline"; "of ample proportions"
 

AMPLE is a 5 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: abundant, big, copious, full, generous, good, large, plenteous, plentiful, rich, sizable, sizeable, wide, wide-cut
 
 Antonyms: meager, meagerly, meagre
 
 See Also: sufficient

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

      All the people in that ample house Did to that image
      bow their humble knees.                  --Spenser.

2. Fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample
   fortune; ample justice.

3. Not contracted of brief; not concise; extended; diffusive;
   as, an ample narrative. --Johnson.

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.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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