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Definition 1: be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity - [verb of stative]

Samples where suffice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A few words would answer
  • This car suits my purpose well
  • Will $100 do?
  • A `B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school
  • Nothing else will serve

Synonyms for suffice in the sense of this definition

(suffice is a kind of ...) meet the requirements or expectations of

(... is a kind of suffice ) suffice for a period between two points

"This money will keep us going for another year"

(... is a kind of suffice ) suffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent

(... is a kind of suffice ) serve a purpose, role, or function

"The tree stump serves as a table" "The female students served as a control group" "This table would serve very well" "His freedom served him well" "The table functions as a desk"

(... is a kind of suffice ) prove capable or fit; meet requirements

(... is a kind of suffice ) be sufficient

"There's not enough to go around"

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