Meaning of abound

a•bound

Pronunciation: (u-bound'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to occur or exist in great quantities or numbers: a stream in which trout abound.
  2. to be rich or well supplied (usually fol. by in): The region abounds in coal.
  3. to be filled; teem (usually fol. by with): The ship abounds with rats.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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