# not+be+sufficient+for

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**Sufficient**— Suf*fi cient, a. [L. sufficiens, entis, p. pr. of sufficere: cf. F. suffisant. See {Suffice}.] 1. Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the… …2

**Sufficient statistic**— In statistics, a sufficient statistic is a statistic which has the property of sufficiency with respect to a statistical model and its associated unknown parameter, meaning that no other statistic which can be calculated from the same sample… …3

**sufficient**— 01. Two hours should be [sufficient] time to finish the work. 02. Mark hadn t [sufficiently] cleaned the carpet, so we could still see the wine stains. 03. I question the [sufficiency] of a single one quart bottle of water for a half day hike on… …4

**sufficient**— enough, sufficient, sufficiently 1. Enough functions as both an adjective and an adverb, whereas sufficient requires modification as sufficiently. As an adjective (or modifier), enough will normally serve, but sufficient is more idiomatic when a… …5

**sufficient**— [[t]səfɪ̱ʃ(ə)nt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: oft ADJ to inf, ADJ n to inf, ADJ for n If something is sufficient for a particular purpose, there is enough of it for the purpose. One metre of fabric is sufficient to cover the exterior of an 18 in diameter… …6

**sufficient**— suf|fi|cient W2S2 [səˈfıʃənt] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of sufficere; SUFFICE] as much as is needed for a particular purpose = ↑enough ≠ ↑insufficient ▪ We can only prosecute if there is sufficient… …7

**sufficient**— suf|fi|cient [ sə fıʃnt ] adjective *** as much as is needed: ENOUGH: sufficient time/resources/information sufficient for: Bedside lighting alone is not sufficient for most bedrooms. sufficient to do something: There is now sufficient evidence… …8

**sufficient */*/*/**— UK [səˈfɪʃ(ə)nt] / US adjective as much as is needed sufficient time/resources/information sufficient for: Bedside lighting alone is not sufficient for most bedrooms. sufficient to do something: There is now sufficient evidence to prove his… …9

**sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof**— With allusion to MATTHEW vi. 34 (AV) Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. 1766 in L. H. Butterfield et al. Adams Family Correspondence (1963) I. 56 Sufficient to the Day is the Evil thereof. 1836 J. CARLYLE Letter 1 Apr. in Letters &… …10

**sufficient**— Synonyms and related words: OK, acceptable, adequacy, adequate, admissible, agreeable, all right, ample, authoritative, barely sufficient, better than nothing, binding, cogent, comfortable, commensurable, commensurate, common, competence,… …