HyperDic: suffice

English > 1 sense of the word suffice:
VERBstativesuffice, do, answer, servebe sufficient
suffice > pronunciation
Rhymesadvice ... vise: 29 rhymes with ays...
English > suffice: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity.
PatternIt ----s that CLAUSE
Example "A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"
Synonymsdo, answer, serve
Narrowergo a long waysuffice or be adequate for a while or to a certain extent
go aroundBe sufficient
qualify, measure upprove capable or fit
serve, functionServe a purpose, role, or function
tide over, bridge over, keep goingsuffice for a period between two points
Broadersatisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
Adjectivessufficientof a quantity that can fulfill / fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
Nounssufficiencythe quality of being sufficient for the end in view
sufficiencyan adequate quantity
sufficiencysufficient resources to provide comfort and meet obligations

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