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Definition of Enough

Enough

  1. Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
  2. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.

Enough Quotations

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little. - Epicurus
Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
Epicurus

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.
Barbara de Angelis

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.
John C. Maxwell

People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
J. Michael Straczynski
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Enough Translations

enough in Afrikaans is genoeg, nogal
enough in Dutch is genoeg, voldoende
enough in Finnish is kylliksi
enough in French is suffisant, passable, assez
enough in German is genug
enough in Italian is abbastanza
enough in Latin is satis
enough in Norwegian is nok
enough in Portuguese is bastantes, bastante
enough in Spanish is basta

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