verb (used without object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
verb (used with object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
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Origin of suffice
OTHER WORDS FROM sufficeun·suf·fic·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for suffice
Any sharp objects would have sufficed, particularly when coupled with the bluff of having a bomb.TSA Says Yes to Small Knives, Then No—What’s the Problem?|Patrick Smith|April 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This short interval had more than sufficed for De Lucenay's mysterious operations.
Little Jack Charmington, her husband, had a snug four hundred a year of his own, which quite sufficed for his modest needs.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Regular taxation, monopolies, mortgages, and loans barely sufficed to provide for the budget.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Brief as was this interchange of politenesses, it sufficed to knit together the souls of the seaman and the small boy.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
The feeble loyalty of the native regiments at Lucknow sufficed to keep all the borderland of Nepaul quiet for nearly two months.The Red Year|Louis Tracy