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Meaning of PLENTIFUL

Pronunciation:  'plentiful

WordNet Dictionary
  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]  existing in great number or quantity; "rhinoceroses were once plentiful here"
  3. [adj]  producing in abundance; "the bountiful earth"; "a plentiful year"; "fruitful soil"

PLENTIFUL is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, fruitful, plenteous, rich



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.
   -- {Plen"ti*ful*ly}, adv. -- {Plen"ti*ful*ness}, n.

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