['plentɪ] or ['plɛnti]
(noun.) a full supply; 'there was plenty of food for everyone'.
Typist: Sam--From WordNet
(a.) Full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of the earth; ample supply for human wants; abundance; copiousness.
(a.) Plentiful; abundant.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
n. . Fulness, sufficiency, plenitude, enough, adequate supply.. Abundance, copiousness, luxuriance, exuberance, profusion, affluence, fertility, overflow.
a. [Inelegant.] Abundant, PLENTIFUL.
Synonyms and Antonyms
SYN:Enough, sufficiency, full_supply, profusion, copiousness, [See PLENITUDE]
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n. a full supply: all that can be needed: abundance.—adj. being in abundance.—adj. Plen′tēous fully sufficient: abundant: fruitful: well provided: rich: (B.) giving plentifully.—adv. Plen′tēously.—n. Plen′tēousness.—adj. Plen′tiful copious: abundant: yielding abundance.—adv. Plen′tifully.—n. Plen′tifulness.—Horn of plenty (see Horn).
Unserious Contents or Definition
A desirable condition that is likely to step out whenever Extravagance steps in.
- There are plenty of people to tell you what to do, Archer rejoined, obscurely envious of them. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- So I had plenty of occupation, which I was glad of; and as to Charley, she was absolutely not to be seen for needlework. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- IF you want that, there are plenty of women who will give it to you. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- I knew there were plenty of side-roads across the plain. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- Of course you will find plenty of socialists who see other issues and who smile a bit at the rigors of economic determinism. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- I will draw plenty of plans while I have time. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- I don't think it's fair for some girls to have plenty of pretty things, and other girls nothing at all, added little Amy, with an injured sniff. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- No, indeed, I have plenty in hand. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- As yet the enemy had made no move, so Justinian had plenty of time to complete his defensive preparations. Fergus Hume. The Island of Fantasy.
- So much for the early opposition, of which there was plenty. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- A joint of any size could be soaked; the only thing was to give it plenty of time. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Plenty of them have other wives. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- We can go round by the coast, Mr. Franklin, said Betteredge; and get to the quicksand in that way with plenty of time to spare. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Cheerful society would be of use; you should be as little alone as possible; you should take plenty of exercise. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- There are evidently going to be plenty of horses if you can believe the signs. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
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