abundantly (comparative more abundantly, superlative most abundantly)
- In an abundant manner; in a sufficient degree; fully; amply; plentifully; in large measure. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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.
↑ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 , ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 8
↑ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , 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