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SUFFICIENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sufficient mean? 

SUFFICIENT (adjective)
  The adjective SUFFICIENT has 1 sense:

1. of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

  Familiarity information: SUFFICIENT used as an adjective is very rare.


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SUFFICIENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

Context example:

sufficient food

Similar:

adequate; decent; enough (enough to meet a purpose)

comfortable (sufficient to provide comfort)

Also:

ample (more than enough in size or scope or capacity)

Attribute:

quantity (an adequate or large amount)

Antonym:

insufficient (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement)


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