Definition of sufficient
- sufficient provisions for a month
A brisk walk is sufficient to raise your heart rate.
There must be sufficient funds in your bank account to cover the check.
Her explanation was not sufficient to satisfy the police.
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: having or providing as much as is needed
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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