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