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Definition of Enough

  • Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.
  • an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
  • as much as necessary

How to use enough in a sentence. Enough pronunciation.

I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
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But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.
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But do thee keep enough of thy inheritance to bring thee safe home again to those who love thee.
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David had been long enough in Egypt to know what sort of toiling it was.
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But it's enough for me.
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He had seen enough to-night to make him sure that Kaid had once more got the idea of making a European his confidant and adviser; to introduce to his court one of those mad Englishmen who cared nothing for gold-only for power; who loved administration for the sake of administration and the foolish joy of labour.
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He knew into what subterranean ways he must walk, through what mazes of treachery and falsehood he must find his way; and though he did not know to the full the corruption which it was his duty to Kaid to turn to incorruption, he knew enough to give his spirit pause.
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His presence alone would have been enough to save the girl from further molestation; but, he had thrown himself upon the man like a tiger.
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They are not subtle enough for the unexpected acts of honesty in the life of a true man.
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Yonder Nubians are not enough -a handful lost in the melee.
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From France, from England, from Austria-it is enough.
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The main street consisted of four or five blocks of little white frame stores which were too high to sit down on, but not too high for various other purposes; in fact, hardly high enough.
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Our room was on the lower floor, facing the plaza, and when we had got our bed, a small table, two chairs, the government fire-proof safe, and the Unabridged Dictionary into it, there was still room enough left for a visitor-may be two, but not without straining the walls.
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I was private Secretary to his majesty the Secretary and there was not yet writing enough for two of us.
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It is always very cold on that lake shore in the night, but we had plenty of blankets and were warm enough.
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It never recurred to us, for one thing; and besides, it was built to hold the ground, and that was enough.
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Everybody I loaned him to always walked back; they never could get enough exercise any other way.
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Walking was good enough exercise for a man like me, that had nothing the matter with him except ruptures, internal injuries, and such things.
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Parties said earthquakes were handy enough on the Pacific coast-they did not wish to own one.
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The people were glad to have a legitimately constituted government, but did not particularly enjoy having strangers from distant States put in authority over them-a sentiment that was natural enough.
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Examples of Enough

Example #1
I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
Example #2
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #3
But do thee keep enough of thy inheritance to bring thee safe home again to those who love thee.
Example #4
I am glad thee did find all he said was true, and that in Damascus thee was able to set a mark by my uncle's grave.
Example #5
England is ever grey, Davy, but without thee it is grizzled-all one "Quaker drab," as says the Philistine.
Example #6
But that the Prince Pasha of Egypt has set up a claim against my uncle's property is evil news; though, thanks be to God, as my father says, we have enough to keep us fed and clothed and housed.