Definition of abundantly in English:



  • 1In large quantities; plentifully.

    ‘the plant grows abundantly in the wild’
    • ‘Amaranth is a grain which grows abundantly in India, and in many other countries.’
    • ‘Without the forests shading the mountain's flanks, grass grows abundantly.’
    • ‘Wild parsley grows so abundantly at the top of our steep section that I've never needed to plant any in the garden.’
    • ‘Thailand exhibited an attractive art form using natural material that is abundantly available in the country.’
    • ‘He climbed down to the bottom, where shrubs and small trees grew abundantly at the base of the cliff.’
    • ‘Many of the plants used in British medicine came from Europe where they grew more abundantly in the warmer climate and could be dried more easily.’
    • ‘Hunting became more complex, and fish and bird bones show up abundantly for the first time in food refuse.’
    • ‘Plastic bags, crisp packets, plastic bottles and soggy newspapers lie abundantly in the verges, or caught in trees and hedges.’
    • ‘The short-fall was made more acute by the fact that the areas in the west of the province had richer soils, and were more abundantly irrigated.’
    • ‘Shopping will be a snap, because the thing you most desire will be whatever is most abundantly available.’
    • ‘There's no sense alternating between Kraft Dinner and burgers all year in a city so abundantly stocked with the foods of the world.’
    • ‘It grows abundantly in temperate regions of Europe and Asia, and has also become common in N. America since the arrival of Europeans.’
    • ‘Jupiter frequently rules plants that grow abundantly and dandelion is a particularly good example.’
    • ‘It's not just marigolds and magnolias that grow abundantly in the fecund heat of the South.’
    • ‘He led her to a meadow on the outskirts of town where the grass was lush and flowers grew abundantly.’
    • ‘They are found most abundantly in fruits and vegetables, but all plants have at least a small amount of antioxidants.’
    • ‘When put into lab dishes, they grew abundantly, much as young fetal cells do.’
    • ‘Fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit grow abundantly and are gathered daily.’
    • ‘It grows so abundantly in the Kiwi sunshine that, sadly, it is declared a noxious weed.’
    • ‘Through painstaking efforts, he put together a bicycle made of bamboo, abundantly available in his state.’
    • ‘But it was not too hard to do this at this time of year when wild grass grew abundantly in the fields.’
    copiously, plentifully, amply, profusely, exuberantly, prolifically, luxuriantly, in profusion, in abundance, in great quantity, in large quantities, in plenty, aplenty, in huge numbers, freely, extensively, everywhere, all over the place
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    1. 1.1as submodifier Extremely.
      ‘my boss made it abundantly clear that if I didn't like it, I should look for another job’
      • ‘I was not with her in Greece but the press reports of her remarks seem abundantly clear.’
      • ‘Anyway, the author made it abundantly clear that the tragic event should not be undermined or forgotten.’
      • ‘I think I've made it abundantly clear over the years that I'm nothing if not a charitable guy.’
      • ‘I believe I've made it abundantly clear that this is a pointless retelling of an old story.’
      • ‘But had she wanted to return to research, her colleagues made it abundantly clear that there was no problem with her coming back.’
      • ‘The Maltese have made it abundantly clear over the years that they would love to host Eurovision, even promising to build a new stadium if needs be.’
      • ‘He nipped at me and made it abundantly clear that I was not to touch him during feeding time.’
      • ‘Last week, she made her intentions abundantly clear, especially to those who doubted that she had the balls to run for high office.’
      • ‘He'd made it abundantly clear that it was an extremely risky game to play.’
      • ‘Recent research has made it abundantly clear that females are not passive participants in sexual reproduction.’
      • ‘Global atmospherics made it abundantly clear that thinking globally and acting locally were not enough.’
      • ‘Seth sat and surveyed what was going on this Christmas Eve, abundantly glad that he decided to spend it with his new friends.’
      • ‘It is made abundantly clear to campesinos out in the countryside that to grow coca is against the law.’
      • ‘If I haven't already made it abundantly clear, I loved every minute of The Wire.’
      • ‘Without saying one word, she made it abundantly clear in our first class together that she considered me lower than dirt.’
      • ‘She made it abundantly clear to me that she wanted to be with you, Austin.’
      • ‘He made it abundantly clear to me that he didn't agree with my decision.’
      • ‘He had made it abundantly clear that he regarded his rights as unassailable.’
      • ‘And he's made it abundantly clear that he knows absolutely nothing whatsoever about football.’
      • ‘The preface to the reader made it abundantly clear that it was aimed not at erudite ecclesiastical theologians but at ordinary people.’
      extremely, exceedingly, exceptionally, especially, extraordinarily, extra, tremendously, immensely, vastly, hugely, singularly, significantly, distinctly, outstandingly, uncommonly, unusually, decidedly, particularly, eminently, supremely, highly, remarkably, really, truly, mightily, thoroughly
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