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English adjective: ample

1. ample more than enough in size or scope or capacity


SamplesHad ample food for the party.
An ample supply.


Similarfull, full, generous, good, wide, wide-cut


See alsoabundant, sufficient


Attributeadequacy, sufficiency


Antonymsmeager, meagerly, meagre, scrimpy, stingy

2. ample affording an abundant supply


SamplesHad ample food for the party.
Copious provisions.
Food is plentiful.
A plenteous grape harvest.
A rich supply.


Synonymscopious, plenteous, plentiful, rich


Similarabundant


Antonymsscarce

3. ample fairly large


SamplesA sizable fortune.
An ample waistline.
Of ample proportions.


Synonymssizable, sizeable


Similarbig, large


Antonymslittle, small









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