Definition for AM'PLE

AM'PLE, a. [Fr. ample; L. amplus.]

  1. Large; wide; spacious; extended; as, ample room. This word carries with it the sense of room or space fully sufficient for the use intended.
  2. Great in bulk, or size; as, an ample tear. – Shak.
  3. Liberal; unrestrained; without parsimony; fully sufficient; as, ample provision for the table; ample justice.
  4. Liberal; magnificent; as, ample promises.
  5. Diffusive; not brief or contracted; as, an ample narrative.

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