HyperDic: ample

English > 3 senses of the word ample:
ADJECTIVEallamplemore than enough in size or scope or capacity
allample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, richaffording an abundant supply
allample, sizable, sizeablefairly large
ample > pronunciation
Soundsae'mpahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ample: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMore than enough in size or scope or capacity.
Examples
  • "had ample food for the party"
  • "an ample supply"
Attribute ofsufficiency, adequacyThe quality of being sufficient for the end in view
Narrowerfull, goodHaving the normally expected amount
generousMore than adequate
wide, wide-cut, fullHaving ample fabric
See alsoabundantPresent in great quantity
sufficientOf a quantity that can fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Oppositemeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Spanishamplio
Catalanampli, espaiós
Nounsamplenessthe property of being more than sufficient
Adverbsamplyto an ample degree or in an ample manner
amplysufficiently
English > ample: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningaffording an abundant supply.
Example"had ample food for the party"
Synonymscopious, plenteous, plentiful, rich
BroaderabundantPresent in great quantity
Spanishabundante, bastante, copioso, generoso
Catalanabundant, copiós
Nounsamplenessthe property of being more than sufficient
English > ample: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFairly large.
Examples
  • "an ample waistline"
  • "of ample proportions"
Synonymssizable, sizeable
Broaderlarge, bigAbove average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
Spanishamplio
Catalanample
Nounsamplenessthe property of impressive largeness in size

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