Enough

Definition of Enough

E`nough´   Pronunciation: ė`nŭf´
a.1.Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; - usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare!
- Luke xv. 17.
adv.1.In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
2.Fully; quite; - used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very; as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.
I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.
- Shak.
Thou knowest well enough . . . that this is no time to lend money.
- Shak.
3.In a tolerable degree; - used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired; as, the song was well enough.
n.1.A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability; as, he had enough to do take care of himself.
And Esau said, I have enough, my brother.
- Gen. xxxiii. 9.
interj.1.An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.

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