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sufficed, past participle; sufficed, past tense; sufficing, present participle; suffices, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Be enough or adequate
    • - a quick look should suffice
    • - two examples should suffice to prove the contention
  2. Meet the needs of
    • - simple mediocrity cannot suffice them

  1. be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "A few words would answer"; "This car suits my purpose well"; "Will $100 do?"; "A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"; "Nothing else will serve"
  2. In logic, the words necessity and sufficiency refer to the implicational relationships between statements. The assertion that one statement is a necessary and sufficient condition of another means that the former statement is true if and only if the latter is true.
  3. To be enough or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate; To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of; To furnish; to supply adequately