Suffice

Definition of Suffice

Suf`fice´
v. i.1.To be enough, or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
[imp. & p. p. Sufficed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sufficing .]
To recount almighty works,
What words or tongue of seraph can suffice?
- Milton.
v. t.1.To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter.
- Deut. iii. 26.
2.To furnish; to supply adequately.
The power appeased, with winds sufficed the sail.
- Dryden.

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