plenty definition

  • noun:
    • A full or completely adequate amount or offer: the required time.
    • A large quantity or amount; an abundance: "Awards and honors came to her in plenty” ( Joyce Carol Oates).
    • An Ailment of general variety or prosperity: "fruitful areas gladdened by plenty and lulled by peace!” ( Samuel Johnson).
    • a far more than adequate quantity.
    • complete or sufficient supply; enough and also to free; sufficiency; especially, abundant productiveness of planet; ample supply for individual wishes; variety; copiousness.
    • Fullness; variety; copiousness; the full or adequate offer; sufficiency.
    • Abundance of things necessary for man; hawaii where adequate is had and enjoyed.
    • a period of variety; an era of lots.
    • a full supply
    • (usually followed closely by `of') a great number or amount or extent
  • adjective:
    • Plentiful; numerous: "Boats were after that not so a lot in those oceans as today” ( Herman Melville).
    • abundant.
    • Plentiful; abundant.
  • adverb:
    • casual adequately; really: It is plenty hot.
    • Sufficiently or very.
    • as much as necessary
  • pronoun:
    • an acceptable volume. Ample.
  • others:
    • Being by the bucket load; abundant: an elliptical utilization of the noun, today mainly colloquial.

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