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Synonyms for abound

be plentiful

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abound in or with something

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  • overflow with
  • be packed with
  • teem with
  • be crowded with
  • swell with
  • crawl with
  • swarm with
  • be jammed with
  • be infested with
  • be thronged with
  • luxuriate with

Synonyms for abound

to be abundantly filled or richly supplied

Synonyms for abound

be abundant or plentiful

be in a state of movement or action

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This neighborhood, at the time of which I am speaking, was one of those highly favored places which abound with chronicle and great men.
Besides, he who abounds in money often wants necessary food; and it is impossible to say that any person is in good circumstances when with all his possessions he may perish with hunger.
The river abounds in pike, roach, dace, gudgeon, and eels, just here; and you can sit and fish for them all day.
It was full of meaning that I could not grasp, and there were significances of the kind that literature unhappily abounds in, but they were lost upon my innocence.
Steele is, perhaps, the most impulsive writer of the school [12] to which he belongs; he abounds in felicities of impulse.
That we are all being reduced to one dead level, that character abounds no more and life itself is less interesting, such things I have read, but I do not believe them.
Then I returned again to the valley for an armful of grasses and on this trip was fortunate enough to knock over an orthopi, the diminutive horse of Pellucidar, a little animal about the size of a fox terrier, which abounds in all parts of the inner world.
But this is a very false view: we forget that each species, even where it most abounds, is constantly suffering enormous destruction at some period of its life, from enemies or from competitors for the same place and food; and if these enemies or competitors be in the least degree favoured by any slight change of climate, they will increase in numbers, and, as each area is already fully stocked with inhabitants, the other species will decrease.
Some parts were clothed by low thickets, and others with those succulent plants, which luxuriate only where salt abounds.
But the large rivers are full of vessels, and abound with excellent fish; for they seldom get any from the sea, because the sea fish are of the same size with those in Europe, and consequently not worth catching; whereby it is manifest, that nature, in the production of plants and animals of so extraordinary a bulk, is wholly confined to this continent, of which I leave the reasons to be determined by philosophers.
These islands are furnished with a number of ponds, and at certain seasons abound with swans, geese, brandts, cranes, gulls, plover, and other wild-fowl.
Let the scenes abound with light, specially colored and varied; and let the masquers, or any other, that are to come down from the scene, have some motions upon the scene itself, before their coming down; for it draws the eye strangely, and makes it, with great pleasure, to desire to see, that it cannot perfectly discern.
The Cat replied, "Although you abound in specious apologies, I shall not remain supperless"; and he made a meal of him.
They abound in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana.
Rivers abound, it is true; but this region is nearly destitute of brooks and the smaller water courses, which tend so much to comfort and fertility.