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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·bound v. i. [imp. & p. p. Abounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Abounding.]
 1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful.
    The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe.   --Chambers.
    Where sin abounded grace did much more abound.   --Rom. v. 20.
 2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.
 To abound in, to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.
 To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great numbers.
    Men abounding in natural courage.   --Macaulay.
    A faithful man shall abound with blessings.   --Prov. xxviii. 20.
    It abounds with cabinets of curiosities.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey
            galore" [syn: galore(ip)]