Find the word definition

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Plenteous \Plen"te*ous\, a. [From Plenty.]

  1. Containing plenty; abundant; copious; plentiful; sufficient for every purpose; as, a plenteous supply. ``Reaping plenteous crop.''

  2. Yielding abundance; productive; fruitful. ``The seven plenteous years.''
    --Gen. xli. 34.

  3. Having plenty; abounding; rich.

    The Lord shall make thee plenteous in goods.
    --Deut. xxviii. 11.

    Syn: Plentiful; copious; full. See Ample. [1913 Webster] -- Plen"te*ous*ly, adv. -- Plen"te*ous*ness, n.


adv. (context archaic English) copiously; plentifully; in abundance.


adv. in a bountiful manner [syn: bountifully, bounteously, plentifully]

Usage examples of "plenteously".

Thereafter right up to the walls were no more houses or cornfields, nought but reaches of green meadows plenteously stored with sheep and kine, and with a little stream winding about them.

Endless game roved here, springing up plenteously even as his father hunted it down.

Proceed, philosophers, teach, enlighten, enkindle, think aloud, speak aloud, run joyously towards the broad daylight, fraternise in the public squares, announce the glad tidings, scatter plenteously your alphabets, proclaim human rights, sing your Marseillaises, sow enthusiasm broadcast, tear off green branches from the oak-trees.