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Meaning of PLENTEOUS

Pronunciation:  'plenteeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
 

PLENTEOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: abundant, ample, copious, plentiful, rich
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plen"te*ous\, a. [From {Plenty}.]
1. Containing plenty; abundant; copious; plentiful;
   sufficient for every purpose; as, a plenteous supply.
   ``Reaping plenteous crop.'' --Milton.

2. Yielding abundance; productive; fruitful. ``The seven
   plenteous years.'' --Gen. xli. 34.

3. Having plenty; abounding; rich.

         The Lord shall make thee plenteous in goods. --Deut.
                                               xxviii. 11.

Syn: Plentiful; copious; full. {See Ample}. --
     {Plen"te*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Plen"te*ous*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abundant, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, fruitful, full, galore, generous, hearty, lavish, liberal, luxurious, opulent, plenty, prodigal, profuse, profusive, prolific, rampant, rife
 

 

 

 

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