ample ample  /ˈæm pəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) affording an abundant supply
  2. (adj) more than enough in size or scope or capacity
  3. (adj) fairly large

Usage(s):

  1. Back in 1997, the most famous Dolly in the world crooned country tunes and gamely fielded jokes about her ample bosom.
  2. In physiology and biology this quicker, more ample response to meats than to breads seems to confirm the popular belief that man is fundamentally more carnivorous than herbivorous.
  3. It has ample supplies of high-grade coal, natural gas and iron ore, as well as rich red earth, which provides an abundance of vegetables and grain.

News

  1. Brian Cazeneuve: Blackhawks top erratic Bruins win wild Stanley Cup Final Game 4

    BOSTON -- For a postseason that has had everything from comebacks to stonewall goaltending to ample overtime play, Chicago's see-saw 6-5 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night gave us our first look at a track meet on ice. After the two teams had combined for 12 goals in roughly 12 periods through the first three games, they cranked out 11 in one wild ride that ended with defenseman Brent Seabrook's ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Blackhawks top Bruins 6-5 in overtime of Game 4 to tie Stanley Cup final 2-2

    BOSTON -- For a postseason that has had everything from comebacks to stonewall goaltending to ample overtime play, Chicago's see-saw 6-5 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night gave us our first look at a track meet on ice. After the two teams had combined for 12 goals in roughly 12 periods through the first three games, they cranked out 11 in one wild ride that ended with defenseman Brent Seabrook's ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Blackhawks beat Bruins in wild Stanley Cup Final Game 4

    BOSTON -- For a postseason that has had everything from comebacks to stonewall goaltending to ample overtime play, Chicago's see-saw 6-5 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night gave us our first look at a track meet on ice. After the two teams had combined for 12 goals in roughly 12 periods through the first three games, they cranked out 11 in one wild ride that ended with defenseman Brent Seabrook's ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "If we agree on 90 percent of this stuff, and we're spending all our time on television arguing about 1, 2, 3 percent of the spending in this thing : that starts sounding more like politics," Obama said, adding: "There's going to be ample...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "I got a lot to do," Bush said. "But I'm going to find ample time to help, and I can help raising money."
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: President Bush Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "There is ample fact and plenty of evidence proving this incident was organized, premeditated, masterminded and incited by the Dalai clique," Wen told a news conference. "This has all the more revealed the consistent claims by the Dalai...
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Reuters.fr

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