Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb abound

2 senses of abound

Sense 1
abound -- (be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities)
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")
          Phrasal Verb-> abound in#1

Sense 2
abound, burst, bristle -- (be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Antonyms of adj abounding

1 sense of abounding

Sense 1
abounding, galore (postnominal) -- (existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey galore")

INDIRECT (VIA abundant) -> scarce -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Similarity of adj abounding

1 sense of abounding

Sense 1
abounding, galore (postnominal) -- (existing in abundance; "abounding confidence"; "whiskey galore")
       => abundant (vs. scarce) -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

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