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Wordnet 3.0


1. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant;
- Example: "sufficient food"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sufficient \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. [1913 Webster] My grace is sufficient for thee. --2 Cor. xii. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit. [1913 Webster] Who is sufficient for these things? --2 Cor. ii. 16. [1913 Webster] 3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible. [1913 Webster] The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.] [1913 Webster] Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee), Not to believe a thing. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] Syn: Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sufficient adj 1: of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food" [ant: deficient, insufficient]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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