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Abound


ABOUND', verb intransitive. [Latin abundo. If this word is from Latin unda, a wave, the latter has probably lost its first consonant. abound may naturally be deduced from the Celtic. Latin fons, a fountain.]

1. To have or possess in great quantity; to be copiously supplied; followed by with or in; as to abound with provisions; to abound in good things.

2. To be in great plenty; to be very prevalent.

Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound Romans 5:20.