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From Middle English suffisen, from Middle French souffire, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] sufficiō (“‘supply, be adequate’”). Cognate with French suffire
Third person singular
- (intransitive) To be enough, or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
- Eight glasses of water a day suffices.
- (transitive) To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
- A joint of lamb sufficed even his enormous appetite.
- To furnish; to supply adequately.
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