One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there is ample time for discussion’
enough, sufficient, adequate, plenty of, abundant, more than enough, enough and to spare
suitable, satisfactory, passable, allowable, tolerable
informal plenty, decent
2‘an ample supply of wine’
plentiful, abundant, copious, profuse, rich, lavish, liberal, generous, bountiful, large, huge, great, bumper, flush, overflowing, superabundant, infinite, inexhaustible, opulent, prolific, teeming
informal a gogo, galore
South African informal lank
literary bounteous, plenteous
3‘he leaned back in his ample chair’
spacious, commodious, capacious, roomy, sizeable, substantial, generous, big, large, broad, wide, extensive
voluminous, loose-fitting, baggy, slack, slouchy, sloppy, full
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