Meaning of rife
Pronunciation: (rīf), [key]
- of common or frequent occurrence; prevalent; in widespread existence, activity, or use: Crime is rife in the slum areas of our cities.
- current in speech or report: Rumors are rife that the government is in financial difficulty.
- abundant, plentiful, or numerous.
- abounding (usually fol. by with).
- rife (Thesaurus)