I adjective abounding, abundant, ample, bountiful, considerable, copiosus, countless, extravagant, exuberant, filled, flowing, full, generous, gigantic, great, in profusion, inexhaustible, innumerable, large, lavish, liberal, luxuriant, massive, more than enough, numerous, of great extent, opulent, overflowing, plenteous, plentiful, populous, producing abundantly, productive, profitable, profuse, profusive, prolific, replete, rich, streaming, superabundant, supernumerary, teeming, unlimited, unmeasured, unrestricted, unsparing, unstinting, voluminous, well-provided, well-stocked, wide, yielding abundantly II index ample, comprehensive, liberal (generous), profuse, prolific, prolix, replete, voluble

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  • Copious — Co pi*ous, a. [L. copiosus, fr. copia abundance: cf. F. copieux. See {Copy}, {Opulent}.] Large in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful. [1913 Webster] Kindly pours its copious treasures forth. Thomson. [1913 Webster] Hail, Son of God …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • copious — mid 14c., from L. copiosus plentiful, from copia an abundance, ample supply, profusion, plenty, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + ops (gen. opis) power, wealth, resources, from PIE root *op to work, produce in abundance (see OPUS ( …   Etymology dictionary

  • copious — *plentiful, abundant, ample, plenteous Analogous words: *profuse, lavish, exuberant, prodigal, luxuriant, lush Antonyms: meager Contrasted words: scanty, scant, scrimpy, sparse, exiguous, spare (see MEAGER): *thin, slight, tenuous, slim, slender …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • copious — [adj] abundant alive with, a mess of*, ample, aplenty, bounteous, bountiful, coming out of ears*, crawling with*, extensive, exuberant, full, galore, generous, heavy, lavish, liberal, lush, luxuriant, no end*, overflowing, plenteous, plentiful,… …   New thesaurus

  • copious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant; plentiful. DERIVATIVES copiously adverb copiousness noun. ORIGIN from Latin copia plenty …   English terms dictionary

  • copious — [kō′pē əs] adj. [ME < L copiosus < copia, abundance < co , together + ops, riches, power: see OPUS] 1. very plentiful; abundant 2. wordy; profuse or diffuse in language 3. full of information SYN. PLENTIFUL copiously adv. copiousness n …   English World dictionary

  • copious — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin copiosus, from copia abundance, from co + ops wealth more at opulent Date: 14th century 1. a. yielding something abundantly < a copious harvest > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copious — copiously, adv. copiousness, copiosity /koh pee os i tee/, n. /koh pee euhs/, adj. 1. large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful: copious amounts of food. 2. having or yielding an abundant supply: a copious larder; a copious harvest. 3.… …   Universalium

  • copious — [[t]ko͟ʊpiəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A copious amount of something is a large amount of it. I went out for a meal last night and drank copious amounts of red wine... He attended his lectures and took copious notes. Syn: abundant Derived words …   English dictionary

  • copious — adjective /ˈkoʊpiəs/ a) Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant. These loose hints I have thrown together, in order to excite the curiosity of philosophers, and beget a suspicion at least, if not a full persuasion, that this subject is… …   Wiktionary

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