Abound in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Abound

(intransitive) To be full to overflowing. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] | (intransitive, obsolete) To be wealthy. [Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the mid 18th century.] | (intransitive) To be highly productive.

Short Example Sentences for Abound

  • 1. Dabchicks abound in places. 🔊
  • 2. The rivers abound in trout. 🔊
  • 3. His opinions do not abound in displays of learning. 🔊
  • 4. The churchyard appears to abound in ancient stone coffins. 🔊
  • 5. Its waters are perfectly clear and abound in lake trout. 🔊
  • 6. Picturesque sights abound on the river, and the quays. 🔊
  • 7. Straggling cottages which bespeak neatness and comfort abound on every side. 🔊
  • 8. The people abound in diseases, specially of the eyes and bones. 🔊
  • 9. They abound in all seas, and some species are found in fresh waters. 🔊
  • 10. Of course, they abound with eccentric abnormities and startling phenomena. 🔊
  • 11. Indications of the changes which we consider improvements abound in Tihran. 🔊
  • 12. As this period opens, comrades of the Apostles still abound in the churches. 🔊
  • 13. The Saw flies (Tenthredo), etc., abound in our gardens this month. 🔊

How to use Abound in Sentences?

  • 1. Traces of the splendid irrigation system under which it was once a garden abound along the route. 🔊
  • 2. Its shores and islands will be found to abound in minerals whenever civilization reaches them. 🔊
  • 3. The woods abound with a number of dangerous reptiles, such as centipedes and scorpions. 🔊
  • 4. Large and small land turtles abound in that fiercely hot gorge of from 1000 to 2000 feet deep. 🔊
  • 5. And I pray that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and in all judgment. 🔊
  • 6. The coasts, bays, and rivers of that large island abound plentifully in divers and savory fish. 🔊
  • 7. Its marge is extremely fertile in rice and other food products, which abound in the Bisayas. 🔊
  • 8. When I was very young, I could soon help myself to fruits which abound on our trees. 🔊
  • 9. We figure the Hop-vine moth and the larva (Fig. 265) which abound on hops the last of summer. 🔊
  • 10. Their date is settled by the fact that they abound in unmistakable representations of the toothache. 🔊
  • 11. History and modern life abound in illustrations of what can be accomplished by the combination of ambition and perseverance. 🔊
  • 12. Of the capitals those on the west side of both transepts are of one style and abound in representations of the toothache. 🔊
  • 13. His best works abound in combinations which may be said to be an epoch in the handling of musical style. 🔊
  • 14. They abound exceedingly at an early period, and dwindle to a much smaller number in the modern time. 🔊
  • 15. Margaret became very interested in the shops that abound under the colonnades and decided at last to make an extensive purchase of table glass. 🔊
  • 16. They abound most in spring and autumn, laying their eggs at both seasons, though most commonly in the spring. 🔊
  • 17. It is said that the state of manners in modern society would not bear those bold appeals to the passions which abound in the ancient orators. 🔊
  • 18. The river now becomes very wide and deep, and the shoals near the banks, which abound in the higher reaches, are not so frequent. 🔊
  • 19. Probably they will be eaten by the ants which abound there in summer; with what effect upon their digestion, I cannot conjecture. 🔊
  • 20. The forests abound with many incorruptible woods, such as ebony, cypress, cedar, and small pomegranate trees. 🔊
  • 21. In this section, wood is more abundant, pasturage excellent, and, consequently, buffalo almost always abound there. 🔊
  • 22. Although the forms of angels are of such frequent occurrence in Mediaeval Art they seem to abound more especially in the fifteenth century. 🔊