enough


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enough \E*nough"\, n.
   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. "Enough is as good as a
   feast."
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         And Esau said, I have enough, my brother. --Gen.
                                                  xxxiii. 9.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enough \E*nough"\ ([-e]*n[u^]f"), a. [OE. inoh, inow, enogh, AS.
   gen[=o]h, gen[=o]g, a. & adv. (akin to OS. gin[=o]g, D.
   genoeg, OHG. ginoug, G. genug, Icel. gn[=o]gr, Sw. nog, Dan.
   nok, Goth. gan[=o]hs), fr. geneah it suffices (akin to Goth.
   ganah); pref. ge- + a root akin to L. nancisci to get, Skr.
   na[,c], Gr. 'enegkei^n to carry.]
   Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want;
   sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the
   noun to which it belongs.
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         How many hired servants of my father's have bread
         enough and to spare!                     --Luke xv. 17.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Enough \E*nough"\, adv.
   1. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction;
      sufficiently.
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   2. 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.
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            I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.
                                                  --Shak.
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            Thou knowest well enough . . . that this is no time
            to lend money.                        --Shak.
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   3. 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.
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   Note: Enough usually follows the word it modifies.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

enough \e*nough"\, interj.
   An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form
   of it is enough.
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