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Suffice


SUFFICE, verb intransitive suffi'ze. [Latin sufficio; sub and facio.]

To be enough or sufficient; to be equal to the end proposed.

To recount Almighty works

What words or tongue of seraph can suffice?

SUFFICE, verb transitive suffi'ze. To satisfy; to content; to be equal to the wants or demands of.

Let it suffice thee; speak no more to me of this matter.

Deuteronomy 3:26.

Lord, show us the Father, and it sufficeth us. John 14:1.

Ruth 2:14.

1. To afford; to supply.

The pow'r appeas'd, with wind suffic'd the sail. [Not in use.]