Definition of 'enough'


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1. A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability.

2. A quantity of a thing or act, or a number of things or persons, sufficient to satisfy desire or want, or adequate to a purpose; sufficiency: as, we have enough of this sort of cloth.

3. Synonyms Plenty, abundance.

4. Sufficient to meet a need or satisfy a desire; adequate: synonym: sufficient.

5. Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.

6. sufficient for the purpose

7. sufficiently

8. To a satisfactory amount or degree; sufficiently.

9. Very; fully; quite.

10. Tolerably; rather.

11. In a tolerable degree; -- used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired.

12. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.

13. Fully; quite; -- used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very.

14. To a great degree; very much.

15. In a quantity or degree that answers the purpose, satisfies, or is equal to the desires or wants; to a sufficient degree; sufficiently.

16. To a notable extent; fairly; rather: used to denote a slight augmentation of the positive degree, the force depending upon the connection or the emphasis: as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.

17. Synonyms Sufficient, Competent, etc. See adequate.

18. Answering the purpose; adequate to want or demand; sufficient; satisfying desire; giving content; meeting reasonable expectation.

19. In a tolerable or passable degree: used to denote diminution, or a degree or quality rather less than is desired, or such a quantity or degree as commands acquiescence rather than full satisfaction: as, the performance is well enough.

20. An elliptical exclamation, signifying ‘it (or that) is enough,’ ‘I have had enough,’ ‘you have done enough,’ etc.

21. stop! Don't do that anymore, etc.

22. Used to express impatience or exasperation.

23. An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.

24. A sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc.

25. An adequate number or quantity.

26. sufficient; all that is required, needed, or appropriate


1. Only wealthy people will able to buy houses with large enough gardens to not be affected.

2. You need to think about having enough assets to retire on.

3. The film had already hit hard enough.

4. They are certainly enough to give him immortality.

5. They earn enough to buy what they need themselves.

6. Just enough breeze to lift the edge of my shorts.

7. Will the cops track them down before they raise enough cash?

8. That looks high enough for the time being.

9. The average person only moves once in a generation, which means prices have generally risen enough to secure a profit.

10. The quantity has been whittled down because the quality was not high enough.

11. You will read enough about the shows in our pages and website over the month.

12. The effect of these pressures is there to see if you look hard enough.

13. Earning enough to be able to spend time with my family.

14. They have to work harder to win games and they just do enough to win.

15. Do the rest of us get enough?

16. Was there enough cash left to do it?

17. The film is large enough to permit.

18. There is a point at which you have to say enough is enough.

19. We often ask how much is enough?

20. The two shared enough common ground ideologically to make an alliance possible.

21. Did he really think he had enough cover up front?

22. The task he faces will be difficult enough without this episode hanging over him.

23. Prices are high enough as it is.

24. He gets enough stick about it from the locals.

25. Between us we earned enough money to put food on the table and pay the bills.

26. That attitude is just not good enough.

27. It must first be refined so it is stable and safe enough for use in clinical trials on humans.

28. And it needs friends in the media who are civilised enough to give the oxygen of publicity to great art.

29. Strangely enough, this constant monitoring had the opposite effect to that intended.

30. Interestingly enough, what is a hospital?

31. We've had enough of price rises, full stop.

32. \ "The marchers were chanting \" enough, enough\ "and \" We the People.

33. Not chocolatey enough if I am craving chocolate, and not *enough* if I want a crispy snack.

34. True, one cold war was enough ... however that doesn\'t mean irrespective of the actions taken by Bush-administration, the world would never say \'One Bush-administration was (is) enough\ '.'

35. It is evident enough that all questions between North and South must settle themselves, should the war only _go far enough_.

36. Well, little Clara kissed my hand when she had eaten enough -- (it was so odd for _Clara_ to have _enough_) -- and her sunken eyes grew bright, and she said -- "Now I shall not be beaten, because I've something left to carry home;" so she told me where she lived, and I bade her good bye, and told her I would come and see her mother to-morrow.

37. And the Master's answer would come in that clear, quiet voice of His, "yes, tarry: you have knowledge enough, but _knowledge is not enough_, there must be power."

38. ” He confessed to Lord William that the world was not big enough for him, that there was “no king or country big enough”; and then he added, hitting him on the shoulder, “Yes, that is flesh, that is what I hate, and what makes me wish to die.

39. And that is why our scriptures and other art-works, when they deal with love, turn from honest attempts at science in physics to romantic nonsense, erotic ecstasy, or the stern asceticism of satiety (“the road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom” said William Blake; for “you never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough”).

40. Time enough, always proves little enough_: Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the Purpose; so by Diligence shall we do more with less Perplexity.

41. ‘There's more than enough work to be done implementing existing policies.’

42. ‘They make hundreds of billions of dollars every year, more than enough money to pay for the costs.’

43. ‘What all of this means is that Ireland has more than enough organs to save the lives of those on waiting lists.’

44. ‘Fortunately, he's got more than enough talent to pull off a project like this without much trouble.’

45. ‘This would give it more than enough time to find other sources of money.’

46. ‘I had more than enough loose change in my coin purse to pay for it.’

47. ‘Strictly speaking we have more than enough time to practice but I'm not sure if I want to do it.’

48. ‘Test reports indicate that it develops enough power for the job and is flexible.’

49. ‘The presence of juice extracting machines at several spots in the city is enough indication.’

50. ‘The area is gravelled to cut down on maintenance, we've got enough work to do in the back!’

51. ‘If there is not enough housing to satisfy demand, how could prices go down?’

52. ‘It can fit in the corner of a room and produce enough flour to satisfy all a community's needs.’

53. ‘One answer might be that bands these days are simply not producing enough music to satisfy demand.’

54. ‘On neither of those trips was there enough sun to get any decent photographs.’

55. ‘Be sure to bring enough food and water to sustain oneself and wear suitable rainproof clothing.’

56. ‘There were enough families dotted around to provide a satisfying amount of encouragement.’

57. ‘Our immediate experience tells us that with enough fuel we could easily make a rocket ship go as fast as we like.’

58. ‘It may still be possible to save it if enough messages from writers and readers are received by the heads of the college.’

59. ‘In certain areas we didn't keep the ball enough, especially in the first half, we gave the ball away too easily.’

60. ‘But then one of the three pulled out, and officials decided that two was enough.’

61. ‘After attempting to come back in pre-season, the problem only got worse and he decided enough was enough.’

62. ‘Diaries can suffer from a process of attrition, as people decide they have had enough of the task of completing a diary.’

63. ‘She finally decided that enough was enough, and it was time to give up.’

64. ‘After sitting there for almost two hours he decided he'd had enough.’

65. ‘So, after all this, I've had enough. Stop it. It looks stupid.’

66. ‘Sean decided he'd had enough of being electrician when he was electrocuted on the job one day.’

67. ‘If a space is large enough to push a pen through, it is big enough for a mouse.’

68. ‘We got close enough to see them with binoculars but not close enough for photographs.’

69. ‘It happens rarely enough for such an event to be savoured, but often enough to keep us forever interested.’

70. ‘The fire code requires a window large enough for the occupant to use as an exit in case of fire.’

71. ‘Adults suffer worse than children and this disease can be serious enough to require hospital treatment.’

72. ‘Though I found certain scenes kind of funny, it was never enough to laugh out loud.’

73. ‘Just watching their facial expressions is often enough to make you laugh out loud.’

74. ‘The other passengers felt confident enough to laugh about and comment on the situation now.’

75. ‘A landing between the ground and first floors is ample enough to be used as a study.’

76. ‘Gone are the days when just a basic degree would be enough to fetch a decent job to a person.’

77. ‘The classical style requires an early start at an age young enough for the body to adapt to its demanding range of movement.’

78. ‘Today, most jobs that pay enough to support a family require some post-secondary education.’

79. ‘Are you ill enough to need nursing home care or sufficiently infirm to require residential care?’

80. ‘A decent enough way to waste forty-odd minutes, but it didn't feel special to me.’

81. ‘He thought I was a decent enough player to spend a bit of money on, but I couldn't repay his faith in me.’

82. ‘When they did, they did their best to make a decent enough meal to last them for awhile.’

83. ‘The white fur of the rug was warm and soft, so it would make a decent enough bed for the night.’

84. ‘There was only one thing expected of me, and it was an easy enough demand to satisfy.’

85. ‘Was there any need, when the city already had a large enough range of all-size venues to satisfy most needs?’

86. ‘People also knew that a decent retirement income depended on saving enough cash.’

87. ‘They won it easily enough in the end.’

88. ‘She seemed nice enough, her husband came too, they both wore jumpers and jeans in to the office.’

89. ‘I've always been able to come up with content easily enough, but had a hard time with the introduction.’

90. ‘These young men and women all look nice enough.’

91. ‘Not an unusual texture as such, but attractive enough, and a nice picture.’

92. ‘She was nice enough, but she seemed to interpret my quiet persona as a sign that I should have a really basic haircut.’

93. ‘The two-hour session started easily enough with a questionnaire about my general health.’

94. ‘I mean, they're nice enough but after a handful or so they become a bit sickly.’

95. ‘I had no idea who the contestants were, but the guy who won seemed nice enough.’

96. ‘He was nice enough, though he kept to himself a lot, but there was one thing about him that really annoyed me.’

97. ‘I then went back to said dull question 2 and worked my way through that easily enough.’

98. ‘He seemed nice enough, if a little chatty, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.’

99. ‘She seems nice enough, but her English is very poor so it'd be a real ordeal to spend an hour with her.’

100. ‘There was plenty of space for the hundreds of vehicles and we parked easily enough.’

101. ‘The film is a nice enough.’

102. ‘The rest of the class went easily enough, but he was glad to hear the bell go off.’

103. ‘Croft had found it easily enough.’

104. ‘Miss Jacobs was a nice enough young lady and I believe she had the talent to go far.’

105. ‘They looked nice enough, certainly very cheery with their perfect teeth smiles.’

106. ‘He was nice enough, but definitely didn't omit the warmth and compassion Hayden had.’

107. ‘Interestingly enough, though, it also works as a good science fiction film.’

108. ‘This is one of his poems that, interestingly enough, came up in Philosophy class a while ago.’

109. ‘The annual Fun Day in Bedford Park, curiously enough unreported in the papers, was a great success.’

110. ‘Curiously enough, all the stuff I forgot to write about earlier has to do with Boys.’

111. ‘Some of these people, interestingly enough, wrote from legal firms of one sort or another.’

112. ‘Interestingly enough, many of the other loud boats out there did the same.’

113. ‘Interestingly enough, we can confirm that this is the right sort of value.’

114. ‘Interestingly enough, the skin changed colour as she moved in and out of the light.’

115. ‘These people have, interestingly enough, are riders and big fans of the these horses.’

116. ‘A mate of mine who's a jockey once won a race on a horse of the same name, interestingly enough.’

117. ‘Naturally enough, the writer wanted to see the winner's gold medal and replica trophy.’

118. enough is as good as a feast

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