Adjective "Rife" Definition and Examples




    1. of common or frequent occurrence; prevalent; in widespread existence, activity, or use: Crime is rife in the slum areas of our cities.

    2. current in speech or report: Rumors are rife that the government is in financial difficulty.

    3. abundant, plentiful, or numerous.

    4. abounding (usually followed by with).


    "markets can be rife with speculations."

    "speculations can be rife in places."

    "speculations can be rife in markets."

    "speculations can be rife as to things."

    "speculations can be rife about things."

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