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enough /ɪˈnʌf/ adverb [always after a verb, adjective, or adverb]
enough determiner, pronoun


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enough
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- sufficient, abundant, adequate, ample, plenty
[noun]
Synonyms:
- sufficiency, abundance, adequacy, ample supply, plenty, right amount
[adverb]
Synonyms:
- sufficiently, abundantly, adequately, amply, reasonably, satisfactorily, tolerably
Antonyms: inadequacy, insufficiency
Contrasted words: inadequateness, deficiency, deficit, lack, shortage, want, outage, ullage, wantage
Related Words: abundantly, amply, acceptably, admissibly, satisfactorily, commensurately, proportionately, decently, abundance, ampleness, plenty
English Thesaurus: enough, sufficient, adequate, ample, plenty, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. enough1 S1 W1 /ɪˈnʌf/ adverb [always after a verb, adjective, or adverb]

1. to the degree that is necessary or wanted:
Are the carrots cooked enough?
He just hadn’t thought enough about the possible consequences.
You can go to school when you’re old enough.
enough for
Is the water warm enough for you?
enough to do something
Will Evans be fit enough to play?
The rooms are all large enough to take a third bed.
Surely no one would be foolish enough to lend him the money?
You’re late. It’s just not good enough (=not satisfactory or acceptable).

2. fairly but not very:
I was happy enough in Bordeaux, but I missed my family.
He’s a nice enough young man.

3. bad/difficult/hard etc enough used to say that a situation is already bad and you do not want it to get any worse:
Life’s difficult enough without you interfering all the time.

4. lucky/unfortunate etc enough to be/do something used to say that someone is lucky or unlucky that something happens to them:
They were unlucky enough to be caught in the storm.

5. would you be good/kind enough to do something? spoken used to ask someone politely to do something for you:
Would you be good enough to hold the door open?

6. strangely/oddly/curiously etc enough used to say that a fact or something that happens is strange or surprising:
Strangely enough, I didn’t feel at all nervous when I faced the audience.

7. near enough British English spoken used when you are guessing a number, amount, time etc because you cannot be exact:
The full cost comes to £3,000, near enough.
fair enough at fair1(14), ⇒ sure enough at sure2(1)


GRAMMAR
Enough comes after adjectives and adverbs, never before them:
The printer is light enough (NOT enough light) to move easily.
Their business wasn’t growing fast enough.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. enough2 S1 W2 determiner, pronoun

1. as many or as much as is needed or wanted:
Have I given you enough money?
Not enough is known about what happened.
enough for
There aren’t enough chairs for everyone.
enough to do/eat etc
Erica was worried that the children weren’t getting enough to eat.
enough (something) to do something
The police didn’t have enough evidence to convict him.
He didn’t even earn enough to pay the rent.
You’ve had more than enough time to make all the preparations.
enough to go round (=enough of something for everyone to have some)
Do you think we’ve got enough pizza to go round?
not nearly/nowhere near enough informal (=much less than you need)
We only had $500, and that was nowhere near enough to buy a new camcorder.
time/reason/trouble etc enough old-fashioned:
Come on – there’ll be time enough to chat later.

2. used to say that a situation is already bad and you do not want it to get any worse:
She has enough problems without you two getting into fights.
I don’t want to bother him – he has enough to worry about.

3. have had enough (of something) spoken used to say you are tired or angry about a situation and want it to stop:
When I got home I just sat down and cried. I’d had enough.
I’ve just about had enough of your stupid remarks.

4. enough is enough spoken used to say that something that is happening should stop:
There comes a point when you say enough is enough.

5. that’s (quite) enough (also enough already American English) spoken used to tell someone to stop doing something:
Now, you two, that’s quite enough. Sit down and be quiet.

6. enough said spoken used to tell someone that they do not need to say any more because you understand the point they are making:
‘He’s the sort of man who wears a lot of jewellery.’ ‘Enough said.’

7. can’t get enough of something/somebody informal to enjoy something so much that you want more and more of it:
Her millions of fans can’t get enough of her.


GRAMMAR
Enough comes before uncountable and plural nouns, not singular nouns:
We haven’t got enough time.
There aren’t enough books (NOT enough book).

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

enough
pronoun
BAD: The car parking facilities are not enough.
GOOD: There are not enough car parking facilities.
BAD: The time isn't enough for us to catch the next train.
GOOD: There isn't enough time for us to catch the next train.

Usage Note:
Enough usually goes in front of the noun it refers to: 'Do you have enough money?' 'There aren't enough teachers.' For this reason, the sentence often begins with there is/are etc: 'Is there enough hot water for a bath?'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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