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Definitions of enough

  1.   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.
  2.   Sufficient.
  3.   In a quantity that satisfies desire or want; such a quantity or degree as commands acquiescence rather than full satisfaction.
  4.   Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; - usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
  5.   Sufficient: giving content: satisfying want.
  6.   In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
  7.   A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire.
  8.   Stop.
  9.   An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.
  10.   An exclamation denoting sufficiency.
  11.   That suffices or gives content, or answers a purpose, or is adequate to a want.
  12.   Sufficiently.
  13.   That gives content; that satisfies desire; sufficient.
  14.   Adequate; sufficient.
  15.   An ample supply; a sufficiency.
  16.   It is enough; stop.
  17.   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.
  18.   A sufficiency.
  19.   A sufficiency; a quantity of a thing which satifies desire or want.
  20.   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"
  21.   Sufficiency: as much as satisfies desire or want.
  22.   enough to meet a purpose; " an adequate income"; " the food was adequate"; " a decent wage"; " enough food"; " food enough"
  23.   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.
  24.   as much as necessary; " Have I eaten enough?"; (` plenty' is nonstandard) " I've had plenty, thanks"
  25.   So as to be sufficient; very.
  26.   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.

Quotes of enough

  1. I have a tendency to go through my life at full speed and as a one -man band, and so I don't generally stop and take in other people enough to develop many relationships. I'm starting to regret that a bit. I want to change it. – Gillian Anderson
  2. I didn't need to borrow money from the record company, because if I had my own publishing company, and I had my own writers, I'd have enough to get and do whatever I wanted to do. – Solomon Burke
  3. Things will get better if you just hold out long enough – Desmond Dekker
  4. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both. – Abraham Flexner
  5. Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows. – Harriet Ann Jacobs
  6. True enough nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep. – Leon Jouhaux
  7. Most style is not honest enough – F. L. Lucas
  8. I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films. – Roger Moore
  9. There is no doubt that someone who tries to throw a curve or pitch at any early age before he's developed, before his hand is big enough to grip the ball correctly, will damage his arm. – Robin Roberts
  10. In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time. – Will Rogers
  11. I am interested in getting people to use the healthcare system at the right time, getting them to see the doctor early enough before a small health problem turns serious. – Donna Shalala
  12. I was with one at a time with the other four watching. It was a little uncomfortable, actually. I wouldn't recommend five at once. There's just not enough guy to go around. – Charlie Sheen
  13. But I like to know that someone is stronger than I am. I want to be able to know that if I get tired, somebody is there to hold up the fort. I like knowing that I can't pick a refrigerator alone. God did not make me strong enough to do that. – Donna Summer
  14. If you live long enough you'll experience everything. – Robert Torricelli
  15. We must love one another, yes, yes, that's all true enough but nothing says we have to like each other. – Peter De Vries

Usage examples for enough

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

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