The difference between Abounding and Full

When used as nouns, abounding means an abundance, whereas full means utmost measure or extent.

When used as adjectives, abounding means ample, plenty, abundant, whereas full means containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.

Full is also adverb with the meaning: fully.

Full is also verb with the meaning: to become full or wholly illuminated.

check bellow for the other definitions of Abounding and Full

  1. Abounding as an adjective:

    Ample, plenty, abundant.


    "abounding food"

    "an abounding stream"

  1. Abounding as a verb:

  1. Abounding as a noun:

    An abundance.

  1. Full as an adjective:

    Containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available.


    "The jugs were full to the point of overflowing."

  2. Full as an adjective:

    Complete; with nothing omitted.


    "Our book gives full treatment to the subject of angling."

  3. Full as an adjective:

    Total, entire.


    "She had tattoos the full length of her arms. He was prosecuted to the full extent of the law."

  4. Full as an adjective (informal):

    Having eaten to satisfaction, having a "full" stomach; replete.


    "I'm full," he said, pushing back from the table."

  5. Full as an adjective:

    Of a garment, of a size that is ample, wide, or having ample folds or pleats to be comfortable.


    "a full pleated skirt; She needed her full clothing during her pregnancy."

  6. Full as an adjective:

    Having depth and body; rich.


    "a full singing voice"

  7. Full as an adjective (obsolete):

    Having the mind filled with ideas; stocked with knowledge; stored with information.

  8. Full as an adjective:

    Having the attention, thoughts, etc., absorbed in any matter, and the feelings more or less excited by it.


    "She's full of her latest project."

  9. Full as an adjective:

    Filled with emotions.

  10. Full as an adjective (obsolete):

    Impregnated; made pregnant.

  11. Full as an adjective (poker, [[postnominal]]):

    Said of the three cards of the same rank in a full house.


    "Nines full of aces = three nines and two aces (999AA)''."

    "I'll beat him with my kings full! = three kings and two unspecified cards of the same rank''."

  12. Full as an adjective (AU):

    Drunk, intoxicated

  1. Full as an adverb (archaic):

    Fully; quite; very; thoroughly; completely; exactly; entirely.

  1. Full as a noun:

    Utmost measure or extent; highest state or degree; the state, position, or moment of fullness; fill.


    "I was fed to the full."

  2. Full as a noun (of the moon):

    The phase of the moon when it is entire face is illuminated, full moon.

  3. Full as a noun (freestyle skiing):

    An aerialist maneuver consisting of a backflip in conjunction and simultaneous with a complete twist.

  1. Full as a verb (of the moon):

    To become full or wholly illuminated.

  1. Full as a verb (transitive):

    To baptise.

  1. Full as a verb:

    To make cloth denser and firmer by soaking, beating and pressing, to waulk, walk