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abound (uh BOUND) (verb), abounds; abounded; abounding
1. To do well, to flourish, to be overflowing: Everyone can see that Tim's garden is abounding with roses.
2. To exist in great quantities or numbers; to be prevalent: The English language abounds with exact, vigorous, and colorful words to express all kinds of meanings.
3. Etymology: from Latin abundare, "to overflow" from ab-, "from" + undare, "to flow"; from unda, "a wave".
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(Old English: flowan, to flow, to stream, to issue; to become liquid, to melt; to abound, to overflow)
Word Entries containing the term: “abound
abound in/with (verb phrase), abounds in/with; abounded in/with; abounding in/with
To be filled with something or to contain a very large amount of something: Ethan lives in an area that abounds with oil.

Yesterday, Grover was fishing in a stream that abounded in fish.

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Word Entries at Word Info: “abound
abound (verb), abounds; abounded; abounding
1. To be plentiful or to exist in large quantities.
2. To be present in or to contain something in large numbers or amounts.
3. To be rich or well supplied: The area where David lives is abounding in trees.
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