be+sufficient

  • 1 Sufficient — Suf*fi cient, a. [L. sufficiens, entis, p. pr. of sufficere: cf. F. suffisant. See {Suffice}.] 1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 sufficient — suf·fi·cient adj: enough to meet the needs under the law of a situation or a proposed end suf·fi·cient·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. sufficient …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 sufficient cause — see cause 2 Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. sufficient cause …

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  • 4 sufficient — [sə fish′ənt] adj. [ME < L sufficiens, prp. of sufficere: see SUFFICE] 1. as much as is needed; equal to what is specified or required; enough 2. competent; well qualified; able sufficiently adv. SYN. SUFFICIENT and ENOUGH agree in describing… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 sufficient evidence — index proof Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 sufficient evidence n. Enough …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 sufficient on its face — index prima facie (legally sufficient) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 sufficient on the pleadings — index prima facie (legally sufficient) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 sufficient to make out a case — index prima facie (legally sufficient) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 sufficient — early 14c., from O.Fr. sufficient, from L. sufficiens, prp. of sufficere (see SUFFICE (Cf. suffice)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 sufficient condition — n. 1. Logic an antecedent whose validity entails the validity of the consequent 2. something whose existence or occurrence by itself guarantees that a given thing will exist or occur: Cf. NECESSARY CONDITION * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 sufficient reason — sufficient reason, principle of …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 12 sufficient amount — index minimum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 sufficient for the purpose — index adequate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 sufficient in law — index legal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 15 sufficient notice — index adequate notice Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 sufficient number — index quorum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 17 sufficient quantity — index quorum Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 18 sufficient — [adj] enough, adequate acceptable, agreeable, all right*, ample, aplenty, appreciate, comfortable, commensurable, commensurate, common, competent, copious, decent, due, galore, pleasing, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, proportionate, satisfactory,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 19 sufficient — ► ADJECTIVE & DETERMINER ▪ enough; adequate. DERIVATIVES sufficiently adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 sufficient condition — n. 1. Logic an antecedent whose validity entails the validity of the consequent 2. something whose existence or occurrence by itself guarantees that a given thing will exist or occur: Cf. NECESSARY CONDITION …

    English World dictionary


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