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Definition of the verb abound in
What does abound in mean as a doing phrase?
- exist in large quantity
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Locative Preposition] [Location] There abound flowers in the garden [Location - location, but not region] [Verb] with [Theme] The garden abounds with flowers | The garden flowered with roses [Theme - concrete, plural] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location] Flowers abound in the garden
Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): abound.
- lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
- synonyms of abound in: pullulate with / teem in
- more generic word: occur = to be found to exist
Alternative definition of the verb abound in
- To have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.
- synonym: abound with
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by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor
“to be abundantly furnished, to abound in a thing,” as of material benefits, Luke 12: 15; Phil.
Parrots abound in the tropical forests, and although only one species extends northward into the United States, yet in South A., birds of this ...
Including Words Used by Ancient and Modern Authors in Treating of Architectural and Other Antiquities ... Also, Biographical Notices of Ancient Architects by John Britton, George Godwin
Machicolations abound in the remains of almost all ancient fortresses, and are either simple perforations over the arched wall of a gateway, or passage, or formed at intervals in the parapet or face of a tower. In some instances the whole extent ...
The Politician's Dictionary (1775)
Or, a Summary of Political Knowledge: Containing Remarks on the Interests, Connections, Forces, Revenues, Wealth, Credit, Debts, Taxes, Commerce, and Manufactures of the Different States of Europe. Alphabetically Digested for the Use of Those who Would Wish to Understand Whatever Occurs in the Science of Politics
Java, and Borneo, abound in precious stones and ...
Containing Historical Remarks on the Interests, Connections, Forces, Revenues, Wealth, Credit, Debts, Taxes, Commerce, Manufactures, &c. of the Different States of Europe : Digested Alphabetically : ... Useful to the Gentleman, Merchant, and Farmer
8, Java, and Borneo, abound in precious stones ...
by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis
Reading lists for some schools abound in contemporary works that simply are not the sources for art song. Within Researching the Song readers will encounter explanations of most of the mythological, historical, geographical, and literary ...
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