Definition for A-BOUND'

A-BOUND', v.i. [L. abundo; Fr. abonder; It. abbondare; Sp. abundar. If this word is from L. unda, a wave, the latter has probably lost its first consonant. Abound may naturally be deduced from the Celtic. Arm. fonn, plenty; fonna, to abound; W. fyniaw, to produce, to generate, to abound, from fwn, a source, the root of fynon, L. fons, or fountain. Or it may be connected with L. bonus, in the sense of extending, enlargement.]

  1. To have or possess in great quantity; to be copiously supplied; followed by with or in; as, to abound with provisions; to abound in good things.
  2. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent. Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound. – Rom. v.

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