(?), a. [L. sufficiens, -entis, p. pr. of sufficere: cf. F. suffisant. See Suffice.] 1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
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My grace is sufficient for thee.
2 Cor. xii. 9.
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2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
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Who is sufficient for these things?
2 Cor. ii. 16.
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3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
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The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.
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4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.]
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Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
Not to believe a thing.
Beau. & Fl.
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Syn. -- Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.
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