- vt. 使满足；足够…用；合格
- vi. 足够；有能力
CET6 TEM8 GRE 考 研
1、suf- "up to" + fic- + -e.
- suffice (v.)
- early 14c. (intransitive); late 14c. (transitive), from present participle stem of Old French sofire "be sufficient, satisfy" (Modern French suffire), from Latin sufficere "put under, lay a foundation under; supply as a substitute; be enough, be adequate," from sub "up to" (see sub-) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Phrase suffice it to say (1690s) is a rare surviving subjunctive.
- 1. Suffice to say, it was more than a couple of years ago!
- 2. Suffice it to say that afterwards we never met again.
- 3. Generally a brief note or a phone call will suffice.
- 4. This single item will suffice to typify all the rest.
- 5. Suffice it to say that the gun was his.
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