Meaning of SUFFICIENT in English
— sufficiently , adv.
/seuh fish"euhnt/ , adj.
1. adequate for the purpose; enough: sufficient proof; sufficient protection.
2. Logic. (of a condition) such that its existence leads to the occurrence of a given event or the existence of a given thing. Cf. necessary (def. 4c).
3. Archaic. competent.
[ 1350-1400; ME sufficient- (s. of sufficiens ), prp. of sufficere to SUFFICE, equiv. to suf- SUF- + -fici-, pres. s. of -ficere, comb. form of facere to make, DO 1 + -ent- -ENT ]
Ant. 1. meager, scant, inadequate.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012