|1.||[ noun ] a full supply|
|Synonyms:||plenitude plenteousness plentitude plentifulness|
"there was plenty of food for everyone"
|2.||[ adverb ] as much as necessary|
"Have I eaten enough?" (`plenty' is nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks"
|3.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass lot good_deal great_deal pile heap sight whole_lot deal flock mint quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess wad spate whole_slew tidy_sum muckle peck hatful batch|
: "a batch of letters" "a deal of trouble" "a lot of money" "he made a mint on the stock market" "it must have cost plenty"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|