-n. 4. pleb, plebe, proletarian, peasant, commoner, common person, ordinary citizen, the common man, one of the people, average guy, Inf. John Doe, Inf. John Q. Public, Inf John Smith, Inf. one of the crowd or mob, Inf. man in the street, Sl. Joe Blow, Sl. Joe Doakes. plebiscite, n. election, referendum, public or popular vote, vox populi; direct vote, vote, poll, ballot, pledge, n. 1. promise, assurance, word, word of honor, Archaic, troth, vow, oath, sworn statement, Archaic, plight; endorsement, testimonial, attestation; contract, compact, covenant, obligation, engagement, agreement; guarantee, guaranty, warrant, warranty, Law. covenant of warranty, Law. warranty deed, Obs. vouch.
2. collateral, surety, Law. security, earnest, deposit, Law. earnest money; pawn, gage, bail, Insurance, bond, Law. mortgage, Law. mortgage bond, Law. bail bond, Rare, hostage.
3. tentative member, newcomer, initiate, neophyte, beginner, catechumen.
4. toast, salute, cheer.
-v. 5. engage, bind, adjure, draft; press, compel, oblige, require, charge, command, enjoin.
6. plight, affiance, betroth; promise, give one's solemn word or promise, vow, state on one's honor, swear to, state under oath; assure, offer assurance, asseverate, avouch, aver, affirm.
7. guarantee, ensure, secure, Finance, bond, Law. mortgage; pawn, Rare, impawn, gage, put up collateral, give earnest money, make a deposit, obligate; warrant, vouch, attest to, testify to, endorse; contract, covenant, enter an agreement, make a bargain or deal, shake on it.
8. toast, drink to, drink to the health of, salute, give three cheers, cheer. plenary, adj. full, entire, whole, complete, thorough; absolute, unqualified, out-and-out, unconditional; unlimited, limitless, stintless, unrestricted, unbounded, large, ample, great, plenitude, n. 1. abundance, profusion, bounty, cornucopia, horn of plenty, endless supply, Scot. scouth or skouth, Scot. and North Eng. routh; quantity, quantities, volume, mass, fund, mine, store; full supply, good supply, full measure, good or great deal, quite a little.
2. fullness, amplitude, repletion, completeness, wholeness, totality, entirety, entireness, Rare, imple-tion; completion, fulfillment, culmination, consummation, realization, plenteous, adj. abundant, plentiful, copious. See plentiful. plentiful, adj. 1. abundant, plenteous, plenitudi-nous, Inf. plenty, fat, bountiful, bounteous, copious; ample, enough and to spare, enough and then some, more than enough, more than adequate; big, large, great, huge, bumper; immeasurable, unmeasured, unstinted, inexhaustible, bottomless, infinite, innumerable; much, many, numerous, multifarious, Inf. dime a dozen; in quantity or quantities, in plenty, Inf. aplenty, Inf. galore.
2. profuse, abounding, exuberant, superabundant; bursting, overflowing, overspilling, spilling over, running over; rampant, bristling, thick, thick with, teeming, teeming with, swarming, swarming with, crawling, crawling with, alive with, Sl. lousy with.
3. rife, replete, well-supplied, well-provided, well-stocked, well-furnished; full, filled, abrim, chock-a-block, Brit. Inf. chocker, Inf chock-full, jammed, packed, Inf. jam-packed, Archaic, fraught.
4. rich, lavish, luxuriant, luxurious, rank, thriving; fruitful, fertile, fecund, yielding, productive, prolific, proliferous.