From Old English abounden, French abonder, from Latin abundāre, present active infinitive of abundō (overflow), which comes from ab (from, down from) + undō (surge, swell; overflow with).



to Abound

Third person singular

Simple past

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to Abound (third-person singular simple present Abounds, present participle Abounding, simple past and past participle Abounded)
  1. (intransitive) To be plentiful; to be very prevalent; to overflow.
    • The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe. - Chambers.
    • Where sin abounded grace did much more abound. Romans 5:20.
  2. (intransitive) To be copiously supplied; to be wealthy in; to teem with; -- followed by in or with.
    The wilderness abounds in traps.

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