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Synonyms for copious
ˈkoʊ pi əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. copious, voluminous(adj)

    large in number or quantity (especially of discourse)

    "she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous legislation"

    Synonyms:
    plentiful, rich, twisting, tortuous, twisty, plenteous, ample, voluminous, winding

    Antonyms:
    scarce

  2. ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich(adj)

    affording an abundant supply

    "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"

    Synonyms:
    plentiful, racy, rich, deep, full-bodied, robust, fat, bountiful, fertile, productive, plenteous, sizeable, ample, voluminous, sizable

    Antonyms:
    scarce

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. copious

    Enough is relative, denoting a supply equal to a given demand. A temperature of 70° Fahrenheit is enough for a living-room; of 212° enough to boil water; neither is enough to melt iron. Sufficient, from the Latin, is an equivalent of the Saxon enough, with no perceptible difference of meaning, but only of usage, enough being the more blunt, homely, and forcible word, while sufficient is in many cases the more elegant or polite. Sufficient usually precedes its noun; enough usually and preferably follows. That is ample which gives a safe, but not a large, margin beyond a given demand; that is abundant, affluent, bountiful, liberal, plentiful, which is largely in excess of manifest need. Plentiful is used of supplies, as of food, water, etc.; as, "a plentiful rain," Ps. lxviii, 9. We may also say a copious rain; but copious can be applied to thought, language, etc., where plentiful can not well be used. Affluent and liberal both apply to riches, resources; liberal, with especial reference to giving or expending. (Compare synonyms for ADEQUATE.) Affluent, referring especially to riches, may be used of thought, feeling, etc. Neither affluent, copious, nor plentiful can be used of time or space; a field is sometimes called plentiful, not with reference to its extent, but to its productiveness. Complete expresses not excess or overplus, and yet not mere sufficiency, but harmony, proportion, fitness to a design, or ideal. Ample and abundant may be applied to any subject. We have time enough, means that we can reach our destination without haste, but also without delay; if we have ample time, we may move leisurely, and note what is by the way; if we have abundant time, we may pause to converse with a friend, to view the scenery, or to rest when weary. Lavish and profuse imply a decided excess, oftenest in the ill sense. We rejoice in abundant resources, and honor generous hospitality; lavish or profuse expenditure suggests extravagance and wastefulness. Luxuriant is used especially of that which is abundant in growth; as, a luxuriant crop.

    Synonyms:
    abounding, abundant, adequate, affluent, ample, bounteous, bountiful, complete, enough, exuberant, full, generous, large, lavish, liberal, luxuriant, overflowing, plenteous, plentiful, profuse, replete, rich, sufficient, teeming

    Antonyms:
    deficient, drained, exhausted, impoverished, inadequate, insufficient, mean, miserly, narrow, niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, scrimped, short, small, sparing, stingy, straitened

    Preposition:
    Plentiful in resources.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. copious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    abundant, plentiful, plenteous, ample, profuse, rich, full, exuberant, overflowing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. copious(a)

    Synonyms:
    plentiful, abundant, overflowing, ample, exuberant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    abundant, hearty

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#522complete
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#1690fat
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#3614sufficient
#4110liberal
#4555adequate
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#7988productive
#9248generous
#12717abundant
#13357ample
#14880winding
#19354fertile
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#26752plentiful
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#28195lavish
#33219bountiful
#33668sizable
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#36438overflowing
#41570copious
#44696replete
#46323exuberant
#47719racy
#49324teeming
#50345voluminous
#61101twisty
#72606tortuous
#75439profuse
#78329luxuriant
#83582abounding
#173882bounteous
#212539plenteous

How to use copious in a sentence?

  1. Divya Sangam:

    The biggest challenge came with being cut out of some circles, and losing some friendships, because I felt suddenly out of place, you are going to have to work through those issues. I suggest finding other activities that don't involve drinking copious amounts of alcohol, like book clubs or running clubs.

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Never assume you've got a copious time- You haven't.

  3. Alyssa Pike:

    The general rule of thumb for emergencies is to store at least one gallon of water per person or pet per day and to have a three-day supply handy. However, if you typically drink tap water or have some sort of filter, I wouldn't worry about buying copious amounts of water.


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