ABUND'ANCE, n. Great plenty; an overflowing quantity; ample sufficiency; in strictness applicable to quantity only; but customarily used of number, as an abundance of peasants.

In scripture, the abundance of the rich is great wealth. Eccl. 5. Mark, 7. Luke 21.

The abundance of the seas is great plenty of fish.

Deut. 33.

It denotes also fullness, overflowing, as the abundance of the heart. Mat. 22. Luke, 6.