What does Enough mean?

Definitions for Enough
ɪˈnʌfEnough

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enough, sufficiencyadjective

    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

    "enough is as good as a feast"; "there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"

  2. adequate, decent, enoughadverb

    sufficient for the purpose

    "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"

  3. enough, plentyadverb

    as much as necessary

    "Have I eaten enough?"; (`plenty' is nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks"

Wiktionary

  1. enoughadverb

    sufficiently

    I cannot run fast enough to catch up to them.

  2. enoughpronoun

    A sufficient or adequate number, amount, etc.

    I have enough to keep me going.

  3. enoughinterjection

    stop! Don't do that anymore, etc.

    Enough!

  4. Etymology: From ynough, from genog, from ganōgaz (compare Scots eneuch, West Frisian genôch, Dutch genoeg, German genug, Swedish nog, Icelandish nógur), from *ǥanaxa 'to suffice' (compare Old English geneah), from h₂eh₂nó(n)ḱe 'he has reached, attained', perfective of *h₂neḱ- 'to reach' (compare Old Irish tánaic 'he arrived', Latin nancisci 'to get', Lithuanian nesti 'to carry', Albanian kënaq 'to please, statisfy', Ancient Greek ἐνεγκεῖν.).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enoughadjective

    satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs

  2. Enoughadverb

    in a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently

  3. Enoughadverb

    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

  4. Enoughadverb

    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

  5. Enoughnoun

    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

  6. Enough

    an exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough

  7. Etymology: [OE. inoh, inow, enogh, AS. genh, geng, a. & adv. (akin to OS. ging, D. genoeg, OHG. ginoug, G. genug, Icel. gngr, Sw. nog, Dan. nok, Goth. ganhs), fr. geneah it suffices (akin to Goth. ganah); pref. ge- + a root akin to L. nancisci to get, Skr. na, Gr. 'enegkei^n to carry.]

Freebase

  1. Enough

    Enough is a 2002 American drama-thriller film directed by Michael Apted. It stars Jennifer Lopez as Slim, an abused wife who learns to fight back. Enough garnered generally negative reviews from film critics, although several aspects of the film including the actor's performances were praised.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enough

    e-nuf′, adj. sufficient: giving content: satisfying want.—adv. sufficiently.—n. sufficiency: as much as satisfies desire or want. [A.S. ge-nóh, ge-nóg; Goth. ga-nóhs; Ger. ge-nug; Ice. g-nóg-r.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enough' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #379

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enough' in Written Corpus Frequency: #388

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Enough' in Adverbs Frequency: #54

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Enough in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Enough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Enough in a Sentence

  1. Robert Ray:

    It's not enough to show the Russians used their people, i don't think it occurred.

  2. Josh Nye:

    We don't think this is the start of a full-on easing cycle; rather, these cuts are about providing a bit more accommodation to offset trade headwinds, fifty basis points of easing would fall short of what markets are currently pricing in over the next year, but should be enough to placate investors that are concerned monetary policy has become a bit too restrictive.

  3. Todd Allen:

    No one works harder at his craft than Josh does, i don’t care what it is -- baseball, basketball, football, and he was a swimmer in the summers too. I just can’t say enough about him.

  4. Michelle Muckenthaler:

    A $40 a month penalty is not enough for me to want to tell my employer what I'm doing with my health.

  5. Gennie Gebhart:

    It's not enough for only Facebook and the government to have this information, does Facebook really expect us to take it at its word?

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