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Definition of "ample" []

  • Of large or great size, amount, extent, or capacity: an ample living room. See Synonyms at spacious. (adjective)
  • Large in degree, kind, or quantity: an ample reward. (adjective)
  • More than enough: ample evidence. (adjective)
  • Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose: had ample food for the party. See Synonyms at plentiful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ample" in a sentence
  • "Cleavage is often preceded by the term "ample" and one customarily "sports" it."
  • "Despite what he describes as his ample "rhythm and sex appeal," boxing champion Floyd Mayweather only managed to finish ninth in season five."
  • "One strategist I talked to said that he should use what he calls his ample capital he has left to address this issue -- John."