- to be enough or adequate, as for needs, purposes, etc.
- to be enough or adequate for; satisfy.
Origin of suffice
Examples from the Web for sufficing
Historical Examples of sufficing
They were shepherds of men and animals, each of them sufficing for those of whom he had the care.Statesman
That has been done already in sufficing measure by many others.On the Stairs
Henry B. Fuller
That would be her expiation, though not a sufficing one; she recognized that.Ewing\'s Lady
Harry Leon Wilson
It would be all too sufficing to behold him once more safe and sound.In the Whirl of the Rising
What can this signify but that the service or satisfaction we expect from the novelty falls short of sufficing to convince us?Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
- to be adequate or satisfactory for (something)
- suffice it to say that (takes a clause as object) let us say no more than that; I shall just say that