verb (used without object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
verb (used with object), suf·ficed, suf·fic·ing.
Origin of suffice
Related formsun·suf·fic·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for sufficed
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
Its lofty morality would not alone have sufficed to insure its success.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
What chains, what prison, what gibbets had sufficed thereunto?The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio|Giovanni Boccaccio
A year, nay, even a few years would not have sufficed for such a change.Strange Stories|Grant Allen
But Southwark ought to have sufficed to satisfy the ambition of a clown.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
Yet two minutes sufficed to clear the decks of the Chesapeake, and the few visible survivors were thrown down the hatchways.The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812|Ralph D. Paine