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ample (adj.)

mid-15c., "great, abundant," especially "sufficient for any purpose," from Old French ample "large, wide, vast, great" (12c.), from Latin amplus "large, spacious; abundant, numerous; magnificent, distinguished," which is related to ampla "handle, grip; opportunity," from Proto-Italic *amlo- "seizable," from a PIE root meaning "to grab" that also is postulated as the source of amare "to love" (see Amy).

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Definitions of ample from WordNet

ample (adj.)
more than enough in size or scope or capacity;
had ample food for the party
an ample supply
ample (adj.)
affording an abundant supply;
had ample food for the party
Synonyms: copious / plenteous / plentiful / rich
ample (adj.)
fairly large in size;
an ample waistline
of ample proportions
Synonyms: sizable / sizeable
From wordnet.princeton.edu