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Definition of Suffice


  1. To be enough, or sufficient; to meet the need (of anything); to be equal to the end proposed; to be adequate.
  2. To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.
  3. To furnish; to supply adequately.

Suffice Quotations

Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition.
E. O. Wilson

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.
Mahatma Gandhi

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
Albert Einstein

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
Bertrand Russell

Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
William Butler Yeats
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Suffice Translations

suffice in Dutch is toereikend zijn, toereiken
suffice in French is faire bien, suffisons, suffisent, suffisez
suffice in Italian is bastare
suffice in Latin is sufficio
suffice in Portuguese is baste
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