from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To be unusually or excessively abundant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To abound very much; to be superabundant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To be very abundant or exuberant; to be more than sufficient.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To abound above or beyond measure; be very abundant or exuberant; be more than sufficient.
"superabound;" in this way also again showing his yearning, that even though he be so loved as to rejoice and exult, he does not yet think himself loved as he ought to be loved, nor to have received full payment; so insatiable was he out of his exceeding love of them.
In Lesley Castle, the worlds of country and city alike superabound with sexual excess, whether adultery, sexual dissipation, or plain erotic longing.
Therefore spodizators, gesinins, memains, and parazons, be not culpable of dilatory protractions in the apposition of every re-roborating species, but rather let them pullulate and superabound on the tables.
Portraits still superabound, and finely painted portraits too; but, strange to say, there are fewer female portraits in the present than in any recent exhibition.
'In affection while the prodigal falls short, not taking due care of them, in exterior behaviour it belongs to the prodigal to exceed in giving, but to fail in keeping or acquiring, while it belongs to the miser to come short in giving, but to superabound in getting and in keeping.
As to the number of our clergymen, it is large enough at present, there being but few settlements unsupplied with a ministry and some superabound.
Assuredly it was a fortunate chance that took this lover of sunlight and space and splendor, in his most receptive years, to regions where they superabound.
And of the comfort indeed, he saith, "I am filled;" ` I have received what was owing to me; 'but of the joy, "I superabound;" that is, ` I was desponding about you; but ye have sufficiently excused yourselves and supplied comfort: for ye have not only removed the ground of my sorrow, but have even increased joy.'
Then showing its greatness, he not only declares it by saying, "I superabound in joy," but also by adding, "in all our affliction."
God was with Adam prior to his fall and caused him to superabound in every imaginable felicity.
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