copious Definition

  • 1abundant in supply or quantity
  • 2having a lot of something

Using copious: Examples

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

  • Example

    She took copious notes during the lecture.

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    The garden was filled with copious amounts of flowers.

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    He drank copious amounts of water after the workout.

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    The book contains copious illustrations.

copious Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for copious

Phrases with copious

  • a large amount of free time available to someone


    After retiring, he had copious free time to pursue his hobbies.

  • a large quantity of food


    The restaurant served copious amounts of food for a reasonable price.

  • excessive sweating


    The intense heat caused copious sweating among the players.

Origins of copious

from Latin 'copiosus', meaning 'plentiful'


Summary: copious in Brief

'Copious' [ˈkəʊpiəs] means abundant or plentiful, often used to describe a large amount of something. It can be used in phrases like 'copious free time' and 'copious amounts of food.' 'Copious' can also describe excessive sweating or taking extensive notes, as in 'She took copious notes during the lecture.'