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Definition of the verb abound in

What does abound in mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. exist in large quantity
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample 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

verb

  1. To have something in great numbers or quantities; to possess in such abundance as to be characterized by.

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Google previewAsian Horror Encyclopedia (2001)

Asian Horror Culture in Literature, Manga, and Folklore by Laurence Bush

Stories of zoanthropy or human- animal transformations and spirit possession abound in Asian horror. One might ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1878)

Parrots abound in the tropical forests, and although only one species extends northward into the United States, yet in South A., birds of this ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 21: Art and Architecture by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington

Numerous new venues and activities exist: botanical gardens and arboreta, featuring horticultural displays and native landscapes, offer opportunities for environmental education; local spring and fall garden and flower festivals abound in the ...

Google previewThe Divine Comedy and the Encyclopedia of Arts and Sciences (1988)

Acta of the International Dante Symposium, 13–16 Nov. 1983, Hunter College, New York by Giuseppe C. Di Scipio, Aldo Scaglione

The thirteenth and fourteenth centuries abound in texts, newly translated into vernacular languages or simply enjoying a new-found popularity, for which pictorial cycles had to be invented. The most convenient raw material for these new ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of South Carolina (2000)

by Nancy Capace

The old rice fields constitute a paradise for ducks; bob-whites abound in certain parts of the lowlands; and wild turkeys are still plentiful on some of the plantations . Doves Wilson snipes, and woodcocks also are found in the State. The favorite ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of West Virginia (1999)

by Nancy Capace

deciduous forest; mountain glades suggestive of the great northern tundra are mottled with cranberries, chokeberries, and round-leafed sundew; mosses, ferns, and liverworts abound in the shade of nearby rock gorges. On moist mountain ...

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Circle are praised, not that abound, In largeness, but the exactly round. (Edmund Waller)
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