[syn: ample, copious, plenteous, plentiful, rich]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Copious \Co"pi*ous\, a. [L. copiosus, fr. copia abundance: cf.
F. copieux. See Copy, Opulent.]
Large in quantity or amount; plentiful; abundant; fruitful.
Kindly pours its copious treasures forth. --Thomson.
Hail, Son of God, Savior of men! thy name
Shall be the copious matter of my song. --Milton.
Syn: Ample; abundant; plentiful; plenteous; rich; full;
exuberant; overflowing; full. See Ample.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: large in number or quantity (especially of discourse);
"she took copious notes"; "a subject of voluminous
legislation" [syn: copious, voluminous]
2: affording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party";
"copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape
harvest"; "a rich supply" [syn: ample, copious,
plenteous, plentiful, rich]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
93 Moby Thesaurus words for "copious":
abounding, abundant, affluent, all-sufficing, ample, aplenty,
blooming, bottomless, bounteous, bountiful, broad, bursting,
bursting out, capacious, comprehensive, countless, creative,
diffuse, diffusive, effuse, effusive, epidemic, exhaustless,
expansive, extensive, extravagant, exuberant, fat, fecund, fertile,
flourishing, flush, formless, fructiferous, fruitful, full, galore,
generous, gushing, gushy, in plenty, in quantity, inexhaustible,
lavish, liberal, lush, luxuriant, many, maximal, much,
multitudinous, numerous, opulent, overflowing, plenitudinous,
plenteous, plentiful, plenty, pleonastic, pregnant, prevailing,
prevalent, prodigal, productive, profuse, profusive, proliferous,
prolific, rampant, redundant, reiterative, repetitive, replete,
rich, rife, riotous, running over, seminal, spacious,
superabundant, swarming, tautologous, teeming, thriving, uberous,
voluminous, wealthy, well-found, well-furnished, well-provided,
well-stocked, wholesale, wide