Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 639. Sufficiency.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section II. Prospective Volition
2. Subservience to Ends
1. Actual Subservience
639. Sufficiency.
NOUN:SUFFICIENCY, adequacy, enough, wherewithal, quantum sufficit [L.], satisfaction, competence; no less.
  MEDIOCRITY (average) [See Mean].
  FILL; fullness (completeness) [See Completeness]; plenitude, plenty; abundance; copiousness &c. adj.; amplitude, galore [rare], lots [colloq.], profusion; full measure; “good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over” [Bible].
  LUXURIANCE (fertility) [See Productiveness]; affluence (wealth) [See Wealth]; fat of the land; “a land flowing with milk and honey” [Bible]; cornucopia; horn of -plenty, - Amalthæa; mine (stock) [See Store].
  OUTPOURING; flood (great quantity) [See Greatness]; tide (river) [See River]; repletion (redundance) [See Redundance]; satiety [See Satiety].
  RICH MAN (wealth) [See Wealth]; financier, banker, creditor [See Credit]; plutocrat.
VERB:BE SUFFICIENT &c. adj.; suffice; do, just do [both colloq.], satisfy, pass muster; have enough &c. n.; eat -, drink -, have- one’s fill; roll in, swim in; wallow in (superabundance) [See Redundance]; wanton.
  ABOUND, exuberate, teem, flow, stream, rain, shower down; pour, pour in; swarm; bristle with; superabound.
  RENDER SUFFICIENT &c. adj.; replenish (fill) [See Completeness].
ADJECTIVE:SUFFICIENT, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible.
  MODERATE (temperate) [See Temperance]; measured.
  AMPLE; full (complete) [See Completeness]; plenty, plentiful, plenteous; plenty as black-berries; copious, abundant; abounding &c. v.; replete, enough and to spare, flush; chock-full or choke-full; well-stocked, well-provided; liberal; unstinted, unstinting; stintless; without stint; unsparing, unmeasured; lavish [See Redundance]; wholesale.
  unexhausted, unwasted; exhaustless, inexhaustible.
  RICH; luxuriant (fertile) [See Productiveness]; affluent (wealthy) [See Wealth]; wantless; big with (pregnant) [See Production].
ADVERB:SUFFICIENTLY, amply &c. adj.; full; in abundance &c. n.; with no sparing hand; to one’s heart’s content, ad libitum [L.], without stint; to the good.
  1. Cut and come again.—Crabbe
  2. Das Beste ist gut genug.
  3. Scatter plenty o’er a smiling land.—Gray



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