Suf*fi"cient (?), a. [L. sufficiens, -entis, p.pr. of sufficere: cf. F. suffisant. See Suffice.]
Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as, provision sufficient for the family; an army sufficient to defend the country.
My grace is sufficient for thee.
2 Cor. xii. 9.
Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.
Who is sufficient for these things?
2 Cor. ii. 16.
Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.
The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.
Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content.
Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
Not to believe a thing.
Beau. & Fl.
Syn. -- Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.
© Webster 1913.