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Definition of abound (Meaning of abound)
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Abound A*bound", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Abounded}; p. pr. & vb.
	     n. {Abounding}.] [OE. abounden, F. abonder, fr. L. abundare
	     to overflow, abound; ab + unda wave. Cf. {Undulate}.]
	     1. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be
	        plentiful.
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	              The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the
	              continent of Europe.                  --Chambers.
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	              Where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
	                                                    --Rom. v. 20.
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	     2. To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.
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	     {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.
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	              Men abounding in natural courage.     --Macaulay.
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	              A faithful man shall abound with blessings. --Prov.
	                                                    xxviii. 20.
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	              It abounds with cabinets of curiosities. --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44
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