(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 . Romans 5:20.
(intransitive) To be copiously supplied; to be wealthy in; to teem with; -- followed by in or with.
- The wilderness abounds in traps.
Etymology: From Old English abounden, French abonder, from Latin abundare "to overflow", which comes from ab- + unda "wave".
- Dutch: wemelen (van)
- German: im í�berfluss vorhanden sein
- Italian: abbondare, essere abbondante
Spanish: abundar, ser abundante
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