Definition and Meanings for suffice

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Suffice is ranked 9,493 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of suffice

intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb

Etymology of suffice

oe. suffisen, of. soufire, f. suffire (cf. suffisant, p. pr.), l. sufficere to put under, to substitute, to avail for, to suffice; sub under + facere to make. see fact

Meaning of suffice


as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to be enough, or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.

as transitive verb

  • to satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
  • to furnish; to supply adequately.
  • No antonyms for suffice

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