HyperDic: enough

English > 3 senses of the word enough:
ADVERBallenough, plentyas much as necessary
ADJECTIVEallenough, adequatesufficient for the purpose
NOUNquantityenough, sufficiencyan adequate quantity
enough > pronunciation
Soundsihnah'f; iynah'f
Rhymesaleph ... woodruff: 40 rhymes with ahf...
English > enough: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsufficient for the purpose.
Examples
  • "enough food"
  • "food enough"
Synonymadequate
BroadersufficientOf a quantity that can fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Spanishadecuado, bastante, suficiente
Catalanadequat, bastant, suficient
Nounsenoughan adequate quantity
English > enough: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose.
Example"enough is as good as a feast"
Synonymsufficiency
NarrowerfillA quantity sufficient to satisfy
Broaderrelative quantityA quantity relative to some purpose
Adjectivesenoughsufficient for the purpose
English > enough: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAs much as necessary; ('plenty' is nonstandard) "Have I eaten enough?".
Synonymplenty
Catalanbastant, prou, suficientment

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