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plenty - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'plenty' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Plenty [ a.]
- Full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of the earth; ample supply for human wants; abundance; copiousness.
- Plentiful; abundant.

Meaning of 'plenty' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . plenty [ n]
Meaning (1):
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
Example in sentence:
  • a batch of letters;
  • a deal of trouble;
  • a lot of money;
  • a slew of journalists;
  • a wad of money;
  • he made a mint on the stock market;
  • it must have cost plenty;
  • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
Meaning (2):
- a full supply
Example in sentence:
  • there was plenty of food for everyone
3 . plenty [ r]
Meaning (3):
- as much as necessary
Example in sentence:
  • Have I eaten enough?;
  • I've had plenty, thanks