verb (used without object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
verb (used with object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
- suffice it to say,
- sufficient condition,
- sufficient reason
Origin of suffice
Examples from the Web for suffice
Suffice to say, there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel in Liberia.
Suffice it to say, we hoped, with Governor Richardson as our veteran QB, to advance the ball down the field a bit.
Concerning argument, suffice it to say that, once started, no matter how terrible the cost, it was successful.Blood in the Sand: When James Jones Wrote a Grunt’s View of D-Day|James Jones|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suffice it to say that Radcliffe put an Avada Kedavra spell on the song, because he absolutely killed it!Harry Potter Raps, The Catcalls Heard ‘Round the World and More Viral Videos|Alex Chancey|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There will be some people who think, “I wish they touched on it more,” and some people where it will suffice.Octavia Spencer on Hollywood and Race: The Film Roles I’m Offered Are Too Small|Marlow Stern|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The method for saucers is the same as that for plates, so that one description will suffice.The Potter's Craft|Charles F. Binns
If the deck is in good condition, it may suffice to construct coffer-dams or walls around several of the hatches.Inventions of the Great War|A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
There is such a similarity in all these statues that a representation of one will suffice.The Prehistoric World|E. A. Allen
"I think this will suffice for to-day, Miss Beecham," said the baronet, when she had read to the end.Meg's Friend|Alice Abigail Corkran
However, there is no use in wasting words, and an hour will suffice me to get ready in.The Mistress of Bonaventure|Harold Bindloss
Word Origin for suffice
early 14c., from stem of Old French souffire "be sufficient," from Latin sufficere "supply, suffice," from sub "up to" (see sub-) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Phrase suffice it to say (late 14c.) is a rare surviving subjunctive.