- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. prevalent, current, widespread, epidemic; abundant, plentiful, profuse, teeming. See news, generality.II(Roget's IV) modif.1. [Widespread]2. [Abundant]prevailing .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a.[RIFE]abounding, widespread, commonly occurring.The show was rife with black humor.SYN.: widespread, abounding, abundant, plentiful, copious, profuse, numerous, bursting, overflowing, prevalent, teeming, rampant, thick.ANT.: scarce, scant, rareIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Most generally existing or encountered at a given time: current, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, regnant, widespread. See SPECIFIC. 2. Full of animation and activity: alive, replete. See BIG, RICH.
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Rife — Rife, a. [AS. r[=i]f abundant, or Icel. r[=i]fr munificent; akin to OD. riff, rijve, abundant.] 1. Prevailing; prevalent; abounding. [1913 Webster] Before the plague of London, inflammations of the lungs were rife and mortal. Arbuthnot. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
rife — [raıf] adj [: Old English; Origin: ryfe] 1.) [not before noun] if something bad or unpleasant is rife, it is very common ▪ Violent crime is rife in our inner cities. 2.) rife with sth full of something bad or unpleasant ▪ The crowded factories… … Dictionary of contemporary English
rife´ly — rife «ryf», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. happening often; common; numerous; widespread: »all those noises so rife in a Portuguese inn (George Borrow). SYNONYM(S): prevalent. 2. well supplied; … Useful english dictionary
rife — [ raıf ] adjective never before noun if something bad or unpleasant is rife, there is a lot of it: Corruption in sports is rife. rife with: The investigation was rife with rumor and speculation … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
rife — [rīf] adj. [ME rif < OE ryfe, akin to MDu rijf, abundant, ON rifr, desired < IE * reip < base * rei : see REAP] 1. frequently or commonly occurring; widespread [malicious gossip was rife] 2. a) abundant b) abounding [an interpretation ri … English World dictionary
rife — O.E. rife abundant. Related to O.N. rifr (Swed. river, Norw. riv), M.Du. riif, M.L.G. rive abundant, generous. The prevalence of the word in early southern texts is in favour of its being native in English, rather than an adoption from… … Etymology dictionary
rife — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (especially of something undesirable) widespread. 2) (rife with) full of. DERIVATIVES rifeness noun. ORIGIN Old English, probably from an Old Norse word meaning «acceptable» … English terms dictionary
rife — I adjective abundant, accustomed, bristling, catholic, common, considerable, crowded, current, customary, dense, dominant, endless, epidemic, extensive, far reaching, galore, general, manifold, many, multitudinous, numerous, pandemic, plenteous,… … Law dictionary
rife — *prevailing, prevalent, current Analogous words: abundant, *plentiful, copious, ample: *common, ordinary, familiar … New Dictionary of Synonyms
rife — [adj] overflowing abounding, abundant, alive, common, current, epidemic, extensive, frequent, general, many, multitudinous, numerous, pandemic, plentiful, popular, prevailing, prevalent, profuse, raging, rampant, regnant, replete, ruling,… … New thesaurus