Ample vs Profuse - What's the difference?

ample | profuse |


As adjectives the difference between ample and profuse

is that ample is large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended while profuse is in great quantity or abundance.

As a verb profuse is

(obsolete) to pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.

ample

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Large; great in size, extent, capacity, or bulk; spacious; roomy; widely extended.
  • * All the people in that ample house Did to that image bow their humble knees. --Spenser.
  • Fully sufficient; abundant; liberal; copious; as, an ample fortune; ample justice.
  • Not contracted or brief; not concise; extended; diffusive; as, an ample narrative.
  • Synonyms

    * full, spacious, extensive, wide, capacious, abundant, plentiful, plenteous, copious, bountiful; rich, liberal, munificent * See also

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    profuse

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In great quantity or abundance.
  • She grew profuse amounts of zucchini and pumpkins.
    profuse''' hospitality; '''profuse''' apologies; '''profuse expenditure
  • * Milton
  • a green, shady bank, profuse of flowers

    Verb

    (profus)
  • (obsolete) To pour out; to give or spend liberally; to lavish; to squander.
  • (Chapman)
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