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Definition of Enough

  ENOUGH   pro.
All there is in the world if you like it.
  Enough is as good as a feast -- for that matter
  Enougher's as good as a feast for the platter.

Arbely C. Strunk

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
??n?f adj., n., adv., & int. --adj. as much or as many as required (we have enough apples; we do not have enough sugar; earned enough money to buy a house). --n. an amount or quantity that is enough (we have enough of everything now; enough is as good as a feast). --adv. 1 to the required degree, adequately (are you warm enough?). 2 fairly (she sings well enough). 3 very, quite (you know well enough what I mean; oddly enough). --int. that is enough (in various senses, esp. to put an end to an action, thing said, etc.). °have had enough of want no more of; be satiated with or tired of. [OE genog f. Gmc]

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