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## abundant |

2 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Abundant \A*bun"dant\, a. [OE. (h)abundant, aboundant F. abondant fr L. abudans p. pr of abundare See {Abound}.] Fully sufficient; plentiful; in copious supply; -- followed by in rarely by with ``Abundant in goodness and truth.'' --Exod. xxxiv 6. {Abundant number} (Math.), a number, the sum of whose aliquot parts exceeds the number itself Thus 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, the aliquot parts of 12, make the number 16. This is opposed to a {deficient} number, as 14, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2, 7, the sum of which is 10; and to a {perfect} number, which is equal to the sum of its aliquot parts as 6, whose aliquot parts are 1, 2., 3. Syn: Ample; plentiful; copious; plenteous; exuberant; overflowing; rich; teeming; profuse; bountiful; liberal. See {Ample}. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: abundant adj : present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water" [ant: {scarce}]

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