What does the word ample mean?

Usage examples for ample

  1. There was ample material. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  2. White, however, has more than ample compensation through his breaking up Black's King's side. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  3. They had brought an ample supply of provisions, and the Arabs had compelled the slaves to carry food for themselves. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston