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Definitions of enough

  1. enough to meet a purpose; " an adequate income"; " the food was adequate"; " a decent wage"; " enough food"; " food enough"
  2. an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose; " enough is as good as a feast"; " there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
  3. as much as necessary; " Have I eaten enough?"; (` plenty' is nonstandard) " I've had plenty, thanks"
  4. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
  5. 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.
  6. Sufficient.
  7. Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; - usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. A sufficiency.
  11. So as to be sufficient; very.
  12. Stop.
  13. Sufficient: giving content: satisfying want.
  14. Sufficiency: as much as satisfies desire or want.
  15. It is enough; stop.
  16. That suffices or gives content, or answers a purpose, or is adequate to a want.
  17. In a quantity that satisfies desire or want; such a quantity or degree as commands acquiescence rather than full satisfaction.
  18. An exclamation denoting sufficiency.
  19. A sufficiency; a quantity of a thing which satifies desire or want.
  20. That gives content; that satisfies desire; sufficient.
  21. A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire.
  22. Sufficiently; fully; sometimes it denotes a slight increase or augmentation, as, he is ready enough to oblige; sometimes it expresses indifference or slight, as the music is well enough, that is, not so good as it ought to be; used as an exclamation, to denote fulness or satiety, as, enough.
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Usage examples for enough

  1. I've had one husband and that is enough. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. The 'cafe parfait' will be enough. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. I believe it is right enough. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  4. I call to mind the place- knew it well enough. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. It was enough for Avery. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  6. I knew it not, but now that I know, it is enough. – Slain By The Doones by R. D. Blackmore
  7. I should think that was enough!" – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  8. " Well, we shall have time enough for all this. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  9. It is enough to me, to know that it is, and that I am doing the best I can while I am living here. – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith
  10. You know that, of course, well enough. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. I know enough to 'ang some of 'em, that's what I know! – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  12. I do not love you enough. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  13. It was not enough time to get to see much ... – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  14. Oh, we'll try, says I, right enough. – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  15. But one of them is enough at a time. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  16. Enough to say that I am much better. – Jeff Benson, or the Young Coastguardsman by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. There's just time enough! – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  18. " My dear boy," he said, " I cannot thank you enough. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  19. Is it not bad enough without this? – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
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