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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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