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.]
To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent; to be plentiful.
The wild boar which abounds in some parts of the continent of Europe.
Where sin abounded grace did much more abound.
Rom. v. 20.
To be copiously supplied; -- followed by in or with.
To abound in, to posses in such abundance as to be characterized by. -- To abound with, to be filled with; to possess in great numbers.
Men abounding in natural courage.
A faithful man shall abound with blessings.
Prov. xxviii. 20.
It abounds with cabinets of curiosities.
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