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 country.

My grace is sufficient for thee.
2 Cor. xii. 9.

2. Possessing adequate talents or accomplishments; of competent power or ability; qualified; fit.

Who is sufficient for these things?
2 Cor. ii. 16.

3. Capable of meeting obligations; responsible.

The man is, notwithstanding, sufficient . . . I think I may take his bond.

4. Self-sufficient; self-satisfied; content. [R.]

Thou art the most sufficient (I'll say for thee),
Not to believe a thing.
Beau. & Fl.

Syn. -- Enough; adequate; competent; full; satisfactory; ample.