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Meaning of "abound" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ABOUND

Via Old French from Latin abundāre to overflow, from undāre to flow, from unda wave.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ABOUND

abound  [əˈbaʊnd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABOUND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abound is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb abound in English.

WHAT DOES ABOUND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of abound in the English dictionary

The definition of abound in the dictionary is to exist or occur in abundance; be plentiful. Other definition of abound is foll by with or in to be plentifully supplied ; teem.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ABOUND

PRESENT

Present
I abound
you abound
he/she/it abounds
we abound
you abound
they abound
Present continuous
I am abounding
you are abounding
he/she/it is abounding
we are abounding
you are abounding
they are abounding
Present perfect
I have abounded
you have abounded
he/she/it has abounded
we have abounded
you have abounded
they have abounded
Present perfect continuous
I have been abounding
you have been abounding
he/she/it has been abounding
we have been abounding
you have been abounding
they have been abounding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I abounded
you abounded
he/she/it abounded
we abounded
you abounded
they abounded
Past continuous
I was abounding
you were abounding
he/she/it was abounding
we were abounding
you were abounding
they were abounding
Past perfect
I had abounded
you had abounded
he/she/it had abounded
we had abounded
you had abounded
they had abounded
Past perfect continuous
I had been abounding
you had been abounding
he/she/it had been abounding
we had been abounding
you had been abounding
they had been abounding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will abound
you will abound
he/she/it will abound
we will abound
you will abound
they will abound
Future continuous
I will be abounding
you will be abounding
he/she/it will be abounding
we will be abounding
you will be abounding
they will be abounding
Future perfect
I will have abounded
you will have abounded
he/she/it will have abounded
we will have abounded
you will have abounded
they will have abounded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been abounding
you will have been abounding
he/she/it will have been abounding
we will have been abounding
you will have been abounding
they will have been abounding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would abound
you would abound
he/she/it would abound
we would abound
you would abound
they would abound
Conditional continuous
I would be abounding
you would be abounding
he/she/it would be abounding
we would be abounding
you would be abounding
they would be abounding
Conditional perfect
I would have abound
you would have abound
he/she/it would have abound
we would have abound
you would have abound
they would have abound
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been abounding
you would have been abounding
he/she/it would have been abounding
we would have been abounding
you would have been abounding
they would have been abounding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you abound
we let´s abound
you abound
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to abound
Past participle
abounded
Present Participle
abounding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABOUND


bound
baʊnd
disbound
dɪsˈbaʊnd
earthbound
ˈɜːθˌbaʊnd
eastbound
ˈiːstˌbaʊnd
embound
ɪmˈbaʊnd
homebound
ˈhəʊmˈbaʊnd
honour-bound
ˌɒnəˈbaʊnd
inbound
ˈɪnˌbaʊnd
northbound
ˈnɔːθˌbaʊnd
outbound
ˈaʊtˌbaʊnd
overabound
ˌəʊvərəˈbaʊnd
overbound
ˌəʊvəˈbaʊnd
paperbound
ˈpeɪpəˌbaʊnd
rebound
rɪˈbaʊnd
southbound
ˈsaʊθˌbaʊnd
spellbound
ˈspɛlˌbaʊnd
superabound
ˌsuːpərəˈbaʊnd
unbound
ʌnˈbaʊnd
upbound
ʌpˈbaʊnd
westbound
ˈwɛstˌbaʊnd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABOUND

abortive
abortively
abortiveness
abortuaries
abortuary
abortus
abought
Aboukir Bay
aboulia
aboulic
about
about face
about to
about turn
about-face
about-ship
about-shipped
about-shipping
about-turn
abouts

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABOUND

casebound
clothbound
desk-bound
duty-bound
fogbound
hardbound
hidebound
homeward bound
housebound
icebound
I´ll be bound
ironbound
leatherbound
muscle-bound
on the rebound
rock-bound
snowbound
soft-bound
stormbound
to the ground
wheelchair-bound

Synonyms and antonyms of abound in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ABOUND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «abound» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of abound

Translation of «abound» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABOUND

Find out the translation of abound to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abound from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abound» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

充满
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abundar
570 millions of speakers

English

abound
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाजिमी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تكثر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

изобилуют
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abundar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

abonder
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berlimpah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

im Überfluss vorhanden sein
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

豊富である
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

풍부하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tambah akeh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rất nhiều
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிரம்பியுள்ளன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वैपुल्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abbondare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obfitują
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рясніють
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abundă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αφθονούν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oorvloed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

överflöd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

florerer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abound

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABOUND»

The term «abound» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.766 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABOUND» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abound

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10 QUOTES WITH «ABOUND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word abound.
1
Archibald Alexander
No one was ever saved because his sins were small; no one was ever rejected on account of the greatness of his sins. Where sin abounded, grace shall much more abound.
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William Alexander
The deepest rivers make least din, The silent soule doth most abound in care.
3
Melissa Bean
But in this Congress, accountability is just a catch phrase, usually directed elsewhere. Demands to personal responsibility or corporate accountability abound, but rarely congressional accountability or fiscal responsibility.
4
Nina Fedoroff
Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound, but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. And, although many concerns have been expressed about the potential for unexpected consequences, the unexpected effects that have been observed so far have been benign.
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Chris Van Hollen
Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories.
6
Leroy Hood
Data-intensive graph problems abound in the Life Science drug discovery and development process.
7
Michael Lee-Chin
If people perceive themselves as having very little opportunities to be fulfilled, then it cheapens their life and outlook. The solution is to reverse it; make sure they know opportunities abound.
8
James McHenry
Bibles are strong entrenchments. Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses, and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience.
9
Antonio Munoz Molina
If, as a Spaniard, I am so often offended by the stereotypes that abound regarding my country, how can I accept and repeat the ones that fall even more heavily upon Israel?
10
Bradley A. Smith
The reality is that asking the public to fund political campaigns accomplishes nothing. Candidates continue to seek interest-group support through other channels, both financial and in-kind, and corruption problems abound.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABOUND»

Discover the use of abound in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abound and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hounds Abound
Saving animals and solving murders seem to go paw-in-paw for shelter manager and amateur sleuth Lauren Vancouver.
Linda O. Johnston, 2012
2
Blessings Abound
"-Romans 8:28 NIVIn Blessings Abound, Sherry's shares spiritual principles, personal anecdotes, and applicable Scriptures to remind others that the Lord Jesus Christ is the great "I Am" and is an everlasting presence for all who seek His ...
Sherry Lynn Leonard, 2011
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Praises Abound: Hymns and Meditations for Lent and Easter
The collection is made up of selected works by students of Dr. Schulz-Widmar during his thirty-year teaching career at the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest (ETS), Austin, Texas.
Dr. Russell Schulz-Widmar, 2012
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Angels Are Abound
Angels are Abound, an inspirational and artistic journey touched by "ANGELIC REALMS..". has led me down an enlightened pathway filled with their presence, with a new knowing-ness of how to be in this world ...but not always OF IT. This ...
Karen B. Locke, 2011
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Butterflies Abound!: A Whole Language Resource Guide for K-4
Teacher resource book for a theme study about butterflies.
Seddon Kelly Beaty, Irene C. Fountas, 1993
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Abound with Blessings: A Month of Poems and Prayers
A book of Christian poetry and prayer organized as a four-week cycle of morning and evening prayer and reflection, like a modern "Book of Hours."
Julia H. Crim, Keith R. Crim, 2000
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Miracles Abound: When We Open Our Hearts to God
This well-known author and speaker offers a treasury of stories and down-to-earth reflections on the beauties of nature, the goodness of friends and family, and especially the love of God and how each are reflected in our lives everyday.
Antoinette Bosco, 2004
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Darkness Abound
The book's exterior includes a wraparound cover, and interior cover art is provided for each short story.
Kevin Hopson, 2010
9
How Miracles Abound
A discussion of nature lessons which show that the larger meanings in this universe are often revealed in everyday, common things.
Bertha Stevens, 1941
10
Michigan: Pleasant Peninsulas for Romance Abound in Four ...
Four Novels / Out On A Limb....Over Her Head....Seasons.....Secrets Within.
Gail Gaymer Martin, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABOUND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abound is used in the context of the following news items.
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DQs abound at weekend Greenville-Pickens Speedway races
The show after the event wasn't the only fireworks during a Fourth of July race card at Greenville-Pickens Speedway. There was a lot of action ... «Greenville News, Jul 15»
2
As Kazakhstan strongman turns 75, questions abound for nation's …
Graduates pose and take pictures in front of a statue of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the First President's Park in Almaty, ... «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»
3
Smiles abound during Sertoma Fourth of July Festival in Grand Forks
Grand Forks, ND (WDAY/WDAZ TV) - Many celebrated Independence Day with the Sertoma Fourth of July Festival. The city band played, ... «WDAZ, Jul 15»
4
Pirate fun to abound at White Star Park
GIBSONBURG – A Beach Party will be held Thursday 2 to 6 p.m. at the White Star Park Quarry. It will be a pirate-themed day with games and ... «Fremont News Messenger, Jul 15»
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Letter: Opportunities abound in the lakes area
Weather Forecast. Close. Forecast; Radar. Error message. Views XML Backend: HTTP response: Service Unavailable. «DL-Online, Jul 15»
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Waterfalls Abound at Enders in Granby
Since childhood, my love of the outdoors has always been a part of me. And as an adult, I hope to share that passion with my own children. «WFSB, Jul 15»
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Government Now Wants Five Palikes for City, But Hurdles Abound
BENGALURU: The city could have five corporations and as many mayors and commissioners if the government goes by the recommendations ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Opportunities abound at Moonbay Marina
Business opportunities abound in the area, including hotel, resort, restaurant, cafes; recreation and amusement centers/parks, casinos and ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
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Conspiracy Theories Abound in Shadow of Death of Conspiracy …
A controversial journalist, who espoused multiple conspiracy theories, is now the subject of conspiracy rumors himself in the wake of his death ... «Boise Weekly, Jul 15»
10
Viewpoint: Issues abound in school choice
I am not sure when the current level of enthusiasm for private school vouchers and charter schools will abate but it will ultimately happen. «South Bend Tribune, Jul 15»

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