bountiful Definition

  • 1large in quantity; abundant
  • 2generous or giving freely

Using bountiful: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "bountiful" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The garden was filled with bountiful harvests of fruits and vegetables.

  • Example

    She received a bountiful amount of gifts on her birthday.

  • Example

    The company's bountiful profits allowed them to expand their business.

bountiful Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for bountiful

Phrases with bountiful

  • a large and generous meal


    The family prepared a bountiful feast for Thanksgiving.

  • an abundant crop or yield


    The farmers celebrated a bountiful harvest this year.

  • bountiful blessings

    an abundance of good things in life


    She counted her bountiful blessings every day.

Origins of bountiful

from Middle English 'bountevous', from Old French 'bonteivous', from bonté (goodness) + -ivous (adjective-forming suffix)


Summary: bountiful in Brief

Bountiful [ˈbaʊntɪf(ə)l] describes something that is abundant or plentiful, often used to describe crops, harvests, or gifts. It can also mean generous or giving freely, as in 'She received a bountiful amount of gifts on her birthday.' Other phrases include 'bountiful feast,' 'bountiful harvest,' and 'bountiful blessings.' Synonyms include 'abundant,' 'plentiful,' and 'copious.'

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