plenty

  • 1 plenty — is essentially a noun, and is used either by itself or with of + following noun (plural, or singular mass noun): We have plenty / You will find plenty of books / There is plenty of time. Use of plenty as an adjective without of is found in… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 Plenty — may refer to:*Plenty (play), a play by David Hare *Plenty (film), a 1985 film directed by Fred Schepisi *Plenty (magazine), an environmental culture magazine *Plenty O Toole, a Bond girl in the 1971 James Bond film Diamonds Are Forever *Plenty… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Plenty — ist Ortsname von: Plenty (Victoria), Australien Plenty (Tasmanien), Australien Bay of Plenty, Neuseeland Plenty steht für: Plenty (Zeitschrift) Plenty ist: der englische Originaltitel des Films Eine demanzipierte Frau Siehe auch Plenty River …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 Plenty — Plen ty, n.; pl. {Plenties}, in Shak. [OE. plentee, plente, OF. plent[ e], fr. L. plenitas, fr. plenus full. See {Full}, a., and cf. {Complete}.] Full or adequate supply; enough and to spare; sufficiency; specifically, abundant productiveness of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 plenty — [plen′tē] n. pl. plenties [ME plente < MFr plenté < L plenitas < plenus, FULL1] 1. prosperity; opulence 2. a plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough 3. a large number; multitude [plenty of errors] adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Plenty — Plen ty, a. Plentiful; abundant. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] If reasons were as plenty as blackberries. Shak. (Folio ed.) [1913 Webster] Those countries where shrubs are plenty. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Plenty — Plenty, Bai an der Ostküste der Neuseelandinsel Eaheinomauwe (Polynesien) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 plenty — index overage, plethora, prosperity, quantity, quorum, store (depository), sufficiency, surfeit …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 plenty — (n.) early 13c., from O.Fr. plentet (12c., Mod.Fr. dial. plenté), from L. plenitatem (nom. plenitas) fullness, from plenus complete, full (see PLENARY (Cf. plenary)). The colloquial adverb meaning very much is first attested 1842 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 Plenty —    Mélodrame de Fred Schepisi, d après la pièce de David Hare, avec Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1985   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 50    Résumé    Une Anglaise traverse les vicissitudes de l… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 11 plenty — ► PRONOUN ▪ a large or sufficient amount or quantity. ► NOUN ▪ a situation in which food and other necessities are available in sufficiently large quantities. ► ADVERB informal ▪ fully; sufficiently. ORIGIN Old French plente, from Latin plenus… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 plenty — plen|ty [ plenti ] function word, quantifier *** Plenty is used in the following ways: as a pronoun: How long will it take? Five minutes should be plenty. She always has plenty to say. (followed by of ): Don t hurry we have plenty of time. as an… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 plenty */*/*/ — UK [ˈplentɪ] / US adverb, pronoun Summary: Plenty is used in the following ways: as a pronoun: How long will it take? Five minutes should be plenty. ♦ She always has plenty to say. (followed by of ): Don t hurry – we have plenty of time. as an… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 plenty — [[t]ple̱nti[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) QUANT: QUANT of n uncount/pl n If there is plenty of something, there is a large amount of it. If there are plenty of things, there are many of them. It is used especially to indicate that there is enough of something, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 plenty — /plen tee/, n., pl. plenties, adj., adv. n. 1. a full or abundant supply or amount: There is plenty of time. 2. the state or quality of being plentiful; abundance: resources in plenty. 3. an abundance, as of goods or luxuries, or a time of such… …

    Universalium

  • 16 plenty — determiner, n., pronoun 1) plenty of (plenty of money) 2) plenty to + inf. (she gave us plenty to do) 3) (formal) in plenty (to live in plenty) 4) (formal) of plenty (a time of plenty) * * * [ plentɪ] (formal) of plenty (a time of plenty) plenty… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 plenty — plen|ty1 W1S1 [ˈplenti] pron a large quantity that is enough or more than enough plenty of ▪ Make sure she gets plenty of fresh air. ▪ No need to hurry you ve got plenty of time. ▪ There s plenty to do and see in New York. ▪ There are plenty more …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 plenty — 01. Don t rush, we have [plenty] of time. 02. There were [plenty] of people I didn t know at the party, but it was lots of fun anyway. 03. Fish are quite [plentiful] in the river. 04. I don t need any change; I have [plenty] of coins in my pocket …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 plenty — 1 pronoun a large quantity that is enough or more than enough: If you want some more chairs, there are plenty more in here. (+ of): Make sure she eats well and gets plenty of fresh air. | You ve got plenty of time. | I don t want any more work, I …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 plenty — plen•ty [[t]ˈplɛn ti[/t]] n. pl. ties, adj. adv. 1) a full or abundant supply or amount: There is plenty of time[/ex] 2) the state or quality of being plentiful; abundance: resources in plenty[/ex] 3) an abundance, as of goods or luxuries, or a… …

    From formal English to slang