Third-person singular simple present indicative form of abound. (verb)
Examples of word abounds
The painting from which the show takes its title abounds with cellular elements that seep out of their membranes, infiltrating pools of woozy, tie-dye-like colors: turquoise, cerulean, canary yellow, orange, lime, and plum.
From these things it is that the persuasive motives which the word abounds withal unto conversion, or turning to God from sin, have that peculiar efficacy on the minds of men which is proper unto them.
We only know that where sin abounds, grace does much more abound; and that the visit of Satan to destroy, gave occasion to the visit of Christ to save.
The plain abounds in detached boulders of rock as fantastic in form as those of Arabia
For the information of such of our readers as may never have seen Mr. James Green, senior junior, either in Tooley Street, Southwark, where the patronymic name abounds, or at Messrs. Tattersall's, where he generally exhibits on a Monday afternoon, we may premise, that though a little man in stature, he is a great man in mind and a great swell in costume.
On certain rodentia belladonna exercises no influence; morphine for a horse is a violent stimulant; a snail remains insensible to digitalis; goats eat tobacco with impunity; and in the Tarentin the inhabitants rear only black sheep, because a plant abounds which is noxious for white sheep.
For if we say that a Self 'abounds' in bliss, this implies that with all this bliss there is mixed some small part of pain; and to be 'mixed with pain' is what constitutes the character of the individual soul.
On the left bank of the Tigris a soft gray alabaster abounds which is easily cut into slabs, and forms an excellent material for the sculptor.
Forest is redefined, as in an 1805 description of forest land as "such as abounds with Grass and is the only Ground which is fit to Graze; according to the local distinction, the Grass is the discriminating Character and not the Trees, for by making use of the Former, it is clearly understood as different from a Brush or Scrub."
Arabic folklore and literature abounds with stories of Bedouins who die nobly giving their share of water to another.