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Meaning of BOUNTIFUL

Pronunciation:  'bawntuful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil"
  2. [adj]  given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
 

BOUNTIFUL is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: big, bighearted, bounteous, freehanded, fruitful, generous, giving, handsome, liberal, openhanded, plentiful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Boun"ti*ful\, a.
1. Free in giving; liberal in bestowing gifts and favors.

         God, the bountiful Author of our being. --Locke.

2. Plentiful; abundant; as, a bountiful supply of food.

Syn: Liberal; munificent; generous; bounteous. --
     {Boun"ti*ful*ly}, adv. -- {Boun"ti*ful*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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