Sufficing
Sufficing Suf*fi"cing, a. Affording enough; satisfying. -- {Suf*fi"cing*ly}, adv. -- {Suf*fi"cing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • sufficing — index adequate, commensurate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Sufficing — Suffice Suf*fice , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sufficed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sufficing}.] [OE. suffisen, OF. soufire, F. suffire (cf. suffisant, p. pr.), L. sufficere to put under, to substitute, to avail for, to suffice; sub under + facere to make. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sufficing — suf·fice || sÉ™ faɪs v. be enough, be sufficient, be adequate, meet the needs of; satisfy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sufficing — present part of suffice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-sufficing — Self suf*fi cing, a. Sufficing for one s self or for itself, without needing external aid; self sufficient. {Self suf*fi cing*ness}, n. J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all-sufficing — index complete (all embracing) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • self-sufficing — adjective able to provide for your own needs without help from others a self sufficing economic unit • Syn: ↑self sufficient, ↑self sustaining • Similar to: ↑independent • Derivationally related forms: ↑sel …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sufficing — adjective Date: 1647 self sufficient • self sufficingly adverb • self sufficingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-sufficing — self′ suffic′ing adj …   From formal English to slang

  • Sufficingly — Sufficing Suf*fi cing, a. Affording enough; satisfying. {Suf*fi cing*ly}, adv. {Suf*fi cing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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