abound in


verb (used without object)
to occur or exist in great quantities or numbers: a stream in which trout abound.
to be rich or well supplied (usually followed by in ): The region abounds in coal.
to be filled; teem (usually followed by with ): The ship abounds with rats.

1325–75; Middle English abounden < Latin abundāre to overflow, equivalent to ab- ab- + undāre to move in waves; see undulate

aboundingly, adverb
overabound, verb (used without object)
well-abounding, adjective
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abound (əˈbaʊnd)
vb (foll by with or in)
1.  to exist or occur in abundance; be plentiful: a swamp in which snakes abound
2.  to be plentifully supplied (with); teem (with): the gardens abound with flowers; the fields abound in corn
[C14: via Old French from Latin abundāre to overflow, from undāre to flow, from unda wave]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. abunder, from L. abundare "overflow, run over," from L. ab- "off" + undare "rise in a wave," from unda "water, wave" (see water).
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