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Webster 1913 Edition


Abundantly

A-bun′dant-ly

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adv.
In a sufficient degree; fully; amply; plentifully; in large measure.

Webster 1828 Edition


Abundantly

ABUND'ANTLY

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adv.
Fully; amply; plentifully; in a sufficient degree.

Definition 2022


abundantly

abundantly

English

Adverb

abundantly (comparative more abundantly, superlative most abundantly)

  1. In an abundant manner; in a sufficient degree; fully; amply; plentifully; in large measure. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.][2]
    • 2012 May 26, Phil McNulty, “Norway 0-1 England”, in BBC Sport:
      Hodgson also has Wayne Rooney to call on once he has served a two-match suspension at the start of the tournament - and it is abundantly clear England will rely as heavily as ever on his ability to shape the outcome of important games.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV): Genesis, I, 20
      And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
  2. Extremely.

Translations

References

  1. Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8
  2. Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 10
  • abundantly in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • abundantly in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913