Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective In plentiful supply; abundant.

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  • adjective postpositive In a generous or overlarge quantity.
  • adverb Enough or more than enough.

Etymologies

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Anglo-Norman a plenté ("in plenty").

Examples

  • And I am now convinced, at the age of 57, that most people who run for public office do so with the expectation that they will receive bribes aplenty from the special interests!

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  • Progress aplenty is being made on Ted Chiang’s long (30,000 words) novella, The Lifecycle of Software Objects.

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  • There had been coin aplenty, as well as freed slaves to swell their population.

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  • Evidently these students have curiosity aplenty, which is what drove them to build their system and try to call the ISS.

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  • Belichick has made brilliant calls aplenty in the past, and he'll have more in the future.

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  • Not long ago, Americans widely considered a big house, rooms aplenty, energy-consuming appliances and gadgets, plus a multicar garage filled with fancy gas-burning cars to be worth striving for.

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  • Not long ago, Americans widely considered a big house, rooms aplenty, energy-consuming appliances and gadgets, plus a multicar garage filled with fancy gas-burning cars to be worth striving for.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Alan Wolfe, a careful observer of religion in America, comments, “The United States has conservatives aplenty, but it lacks traditionalists, if for no other reason than so many religious conservatives are the inventors of new forms of religious practice.”

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  • There are social effects aplenty that might come from tech.

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  • Plus, there was nudity aplenty and even a disease, both iffy ingredients in this tricky stew.

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