Complete Definition of "suffice"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/səˈfaɪs/
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Etymology
From L. sufficere. Cognate with Old French souffire (modern: suffire).

Verb
en-verb|suffic|ing

  1. intransitive To be enough, or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
  2. To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
  3. To furnish; to supply adequately.

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Related terms
sufficient

Translations
trans-top|be enough, sufficient, adequate
Chinese: 足够, 使满足, 满足需要
Dutch: t+|nl|genoeg t+|nl|zijn, t|nl|volstaan, t|nl|voldoen
French: t+|fr|suffire
German: t+|de|ausreichen
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Portuguese: t+|pt|ser suficiente, t+|pt|atender, t+|pt|satisfazer
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trans-top|satisfy
Dutch: t|nl|voldoen (t+|nl|aan)
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trans-top|furnish
Dutch: t+|nl|voorzien (t+|nl|van)
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ttbc|French: suffire 2,3
ttbc|Icelandic: duga
ttbc|Spanish: alcanzar
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