Dictionary » E » Enough

Enough

Enough

1. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.

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. I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio. (Shak) Thou knowest well enough . . . That this is no time to lend money. (Shak)

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.

enough usually follows the word it modifies.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,205 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link