abound abound  /ə ˈbaʊnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) be abundant or plentiful; exist in large quantities
  2. (v) be in a state of movement or action

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Usage(s):

  1. Japan's undisputed tattoo sensei, Horiyoshi, is unimpressed with these amateurish scratchings that now abound.
  2. Unlike on eBay, the people selling stuff on Shop Goodwill often don't know what they've got, so great deals abound.
  3. Stories also abound of a drunken Kennedy making passes at women and, in one case, having sex with a woman lobbyist on the floor of a private room in La Brasserie.

News

  1. Majical Cloudz's 'Bugs Don't Buzz' Video Finds Grandeur in Cockroaches

    Arthropods abound in the new video for "Bugs Don't Buzz," a deadly serious standout from Majical Cloudz's new album  Impersonator ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Spin

  2. Avoid Summer Intern Horror

    Tales abound of interns running amuck. From stealing to sex to overstaying their welcome, they can behave badly in surprising ways. Sometimes the misdeeds are malicious, but often they result from sheer ignorance and inexperience. Here are ways to keep your interns well-behaved.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. 5 Top Excuses (and 5 Top Fixes) for Paying Bills Late

    Excuses abound for paying bills late, but none do you any good. We identify the top five and a way to overcome each one.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CreditCards.com via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The second company is Abound Solar Manufacturing, which will manufacture advanced solar panels at two new plants, creating more than 2,000 construction jobs and 1,500 permanent jobs," Obama said. "A Colorado plant is already under way, and...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: istockAnalyst.com (press release)

  2. "Difficulties remain, no doubt, trouble spots abound for sure, and many seek to discredit this process, but we have reached the threshold and there is no turning back from the irreversible transformation," Sirleaf said.
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Source: Independent Online

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