(a.) Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want; sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the noun to which it belongs.
(adv.) In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction; sufficiently.
(adv.) 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.
(adv.) 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.
(n.) A sufficiency; a quantity which satisfies desire, is adequate to the want, or is equal to the power or ability; as, he had enough to do take care of himself.
(interj.) An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form of it is enough.
(1) There are no oceans wide enough to stop us from dreaming.
(2) Enough with Clintonism and its prideful air of professional-class virtue.
(3) They retained the ability to make this discrimination when the coloured stimuli were placed against a background bright enough to saturate the rods.3.
(4) The cause has been innumerable "VIP movements", as journeys undertaken by those considered important enough for all other traffic to be held up, sometimes for hours, are described in South Asian bureaucratic speak.
(5) Ten weeks of iron therapy was not, however, long enough to increase iron stores.
(6) Jeremy Corbyn could learn a lot from Ken Livingstone | Hugh Muir Read more High-minded commentators will say that self-respect – as well as Burke’s dictum that MPs are more than delegates – should be enough to make members under pressure assert their independence.
(7) It is suggested that children may learn enough to satisfy their parents' expectations by this age or grade.
(8) The expectation of life at birth was only 30-35 years, but it was long enough to allow for children to be born and for the populations to expand.
(9) Sadler shook her head again when Cameron repeated the much-used statistic that enough water to fill Wembley Stadium three times was being pumped from the Levels each day.
(10) "Maybe dullness is associated with psychic pain," Wallace wrote at one point, "because something that's dull or opaque fails to provide enough stimulation to distract people from some other, deeper type of pain that is always there, if only in an ambient low-level way, and which most of us spend nearly all our time and energy trying to distract ourselves from."
(11) An effective gonadal shield should reduce the gonadal dose to a level low enough to preserve spermatogenesis in most patients.
(12) If you turn the bowl upside down, the whites should be stiff enough not to fall out.
(13) Those sort of year-to-year comparisons can be helpful to visualise changes in the market landscape, but in fast-changing markets it's not enough just to quote a single number.
(14) The results of the study suggest that perhaps tobramycin of cefotaxime-impregnated PMMA beads would produce local levels of antibiotic high enough to sterilize a given dead space for a period of 28 days.
(15) An average size chromomere of the polytene X chromosome of Drosophila melanogaster contains enough DNA in each haploid equivalent strand to code for 30 genes, each 1,000 nucleotides long.
(16) Furthermore, the AMDP-3 scale and its manual constitute a remarkable teaching instrument for psychopathology, not always enough appreciated.
(17) Such margins would be enough to put the first female president in the White House, but Democrats are guarding against complacency.
(18) On taking office Lansley admitted this was not a deep enough cut.
(19) He believes the intelligence and security committee (ISC) has enough powers to do its job.
(20) It's bad enough that they're so thin,” said Kilbourne.
(n.) Amount or extent of deficiency, as determined by some requirement or standard; as, a shortage in money accounts.
(1) This is a fascinating possibility for solving the skin shortage problem especially in burn cases.
(2) Acceptance of less than ideal donors is ill-advised even though rejection of such donors conflicts with the current shortage of organs.
(3) Hoursoglou thinks a shortage of skilled people with a good grounding in core subjects such as maths and science is a potential problem for all manufacturers.
(4) The UN estimates that at least 10 million people in east Africa will be in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of severe food shortages, failed harvest, rising food prices and conflict in the region.
(5) Housing charity Shelter puts the shortage of affordable housing in England at between 40,000 and 60,000 homes a year.
(6) Midwives are facing increasing pressure with chronic staff shortages, the ongoing baby boom and increasing numbers of complications in pregnancy.
(7) Difficulties in their management are attributable to late presentation, high patient default rate, complete lack of radiotherapy, and shortage of chemotherapeutic agents.
(8) A total of 64 male patients with varying forms of coronary heart disease (CHD), aged 43 to 65 years, and free of diabetes mellitus, obesity and arterial hypertension symptoms, were studied in conditions of emotional stress simulated, using the method of mental calculations with shifts of attention under time shortage.
(9) The initial impact was felt on the local currency market where a shortage of foreign exchange caused a looming crisis.
(10) It is resulted from a wrong interpretation of the lung pathology shown in an X-ray picture or its complete ignorance, absence of a regular double reading of fluorographic images, constant shortage of fluorographic films and presence of risk factors.
(11) The audit states: "The financial position of Zuma deteriorated over time, mainly as a result of the fact of the shortage in daily funding required to fund his lifestyle … Zuma's cash requirements by far exceeded his ability to fund such requirements from his salary."
(12) For any blood type, there is a complex interaction among the optimal inventory level, daily demand level, the transfusion to crossmatch ratio, the crossmatch release period and the age of arriving units that determine the shortage and outdate rate.
(13) A shortage of preventive medicine (PM) physicians exists in the United States.
(14) Possible applications of the study in alleviating rural doctor shortages are discussed.
(15) With skills and labour shortages set to continue, there’s a risk that many vacancies will be left unfilled which could act as a brake on output growth in the UK in the years ahead.” The most recent labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that while EU nationals were still arriving in the UK, they were doing so in smaller numbers than in the past.
(16) Since shortage of energy is an important factor in loss of contractile performance following an hypoxic period, we tried to find a relationship between the loss of force production upon reoxygenation and the demand, supply, and utilisation of energy.
(17) In both dentitions almost all decay was untreated, indicating lack of dental treatment available due to the shortage of dental manpower.
(18) There is rapidly accumulating evidence that doctor shortages are causing serious problems, including the part-closure of A&E units at hospitals in Chorley in Lancashire and Grantham in Lincolnshire.
(19) Backlogs and staff shortages have long been seized upon by veterans groups lobbying for more resources, but it is the apparent cover-up of the scale of the problem that has transformed these latest complaints into a growing political problem for the White House.
(20) Aid agencies warn of a major outbreak of diseases such as hepatitis E, malaria and cholera due to severe malnutrition, water shortages and contaminated drinking water.