Definitions for: Sufficient

[adj] of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food"

Webster (1913) Definition: Suf*fi"cient, a. [L. sufficiens, -entis, p. pr. of
sufficere: cf. F. suffisant. See Suffice.]
1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough;
ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family;
an army sufficient to defend the country.

My grace is sufficient for thee. --2 Cor. xii.

2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of
competent power or ability; qualified; fit.

Who is sufficient for these things? --2 Cor. ii.

3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.

The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I
think I may take his bond. --Shak.

4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.]

Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
Not to believe a thing. --Beau. & Fl.

Syn: Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.

Synonyms: adequate, comfortable, decent, enough, spare

Antonyms: deficient, insufficient

See Also: ample

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