KJV Dictionary Definition: abound


ABOUND', v. i. L. abundo. If this word is from L. unda, a wave, the latter has probably lost its first consonant. Abound may naturally be deduced from the Celtic. L. 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. Rom. v.


ABOUND'ING, ppr. Having in great plenty; being in great plenty, being very prevalent; generally prevailing.

ABOUND'ING, n. Increase.