Definition and Meanings for enough

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Enough is ranked 872 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of enough

adjective, adverb, noun, interjection

Etymology of enough

oe. inoh, inow, enogh, as. gen, gen, a. & adv. (akin to os. gin, d. genoeg, ohg. ginoug, g. genug, icel. gn, sw. nog, dan. nok, goth. gan), fr. geneah it suffices (akin to goth. ganah); pref. ge- + a root akin to l. nancisci to get, skr. na, gr. 'enegkei^n to carry

Meaning of enough

as adjective

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

as adverb

  • in a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
  • fully; quite; -- used to express slight augmentation of the positive degree, and sometimes equivalent to very; as, he is ready enough to embrace the offer.
  • in a tolerable degree; -- used to express mere acceptableness or acquiescence, and implying a degree or quantity rather less than is desired; as, the song was well enough.

as noun

  • a sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability; as, he had enough to do take care of himself.

as interjection

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