enough/plenty to go round

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of enough/plenty to go round

chiefly British
: enough of something for all of the people who want or need it
  • There aren't enough jobs to go round.

Word by Word Definitions

enough play
  1. : occurring in such quantity, quality, or scope as to fully meet demands, needs, or expectations

  1. : in or to a degree or quantity that satisfies or that is sufficient or necessary for satisfaction : sufficiently

  2. : fully, quite

  3. : in a tolerable degree

  1. : a sufficient number, quantity, or amount

plenty play
  1. : a full or more than adequate amount or supply

  2. : a large number or amount

  3. : the quality or state of being copious : plentifulness

  1. : plentiful in amount, number, or supply

  2. : ample

  1. : more than sufficiently : to a considerable degree

go play
  1. : to move on a course : proceed — compare stop

  2. : to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied : leave, depart

  3. : to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. : the act or manner of going

  2. : the height of fashion : rage

  3. : an often unexpected turn of affairs : occurrence

  1. : functioning properly : being in good and ready condition

  1. : a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

round play
  1. : having every part of the surface or circumference equidistant from the center

  2. : cylindrical

  3. : approximately round

  1. : around

  1. : something (such as a circle, globe, or ring) that is round

  2. : a knot of people

  3. : a circle of things

  1. : to make round

  2. : to make (the lips) round and protruded (as in the pronunciation of \ü\)

  3. : to pronounce with lip rounding : labialize

  1. : around

  2. : all during : throughout

  1. : whisper

  2. : to speak to in a whisper


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