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BOUNTIFUL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bountiful mean? 

BOUNTIFUL (adjective)
  The adjective BOUNTIFUL has 2 senses:

1. given or giving freely
2. producing in abundance

  Familiarity information: BOUNTIFUL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOUNTIFUL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Given or giving freely

Synonyms:

giving; bountiful; bounteous; bighearted; openhanded; freehanded; handsome; liberal; big

Context examples:

was a big tipper / the bounteous goodness of God / bountiful compliments / a freehanded host / a handsome allowance / Saturday's child is loving and giving / a liberal backer of the arts / a munificent gift / her fond and openhanded grandfather

Similar:

generous (willing to give and share unstintingly)


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Meaning:

Producing in abundance

Synonyms:

bountiful; plentiful

Context examples:

the bountiful earth / a plentiful year / fruitful soil

Similar:

fruitful (productive or conducive to producing in abundance)


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