1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
My grace is sufficient for thee. --2 Cor. xii. 9.
2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
Who is sufficient for these things? --2 Cor. ii. 16.
3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond. --Shak.
4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.]
Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
Not to believe a thing. --Beau. & Fl.
Syn: -- Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.
adj : of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but
without being abundant; "sufficient food" [ant: insufficient]