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 for enough
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enough \E*nough"\, 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. "Enough is as good as a
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           And Esau said, I have enough, my brother. --Gen.
                                                    xxxiii. 9.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enough \E*nough"\ ([-e]*n[u^]f"), a. [OE. inoh, inow, enogh, AS.
     gen[=o]h, gen[=o]g, a. & adv. (akin to OS. gin[=o]g, D.
     genoeg, OHG. ginoug, G. genug, Icel. gn[=o]gr, Sw. nog, Dan.
     nok, Goth. gan[=o]hs), fr. geneah it suffices (akin to Goth.
     ganah); pref. ge- + a root akin to L. nancisci to get, Skr.
     na[,c], Gr. 'enegkei^n to carry.]
     Satisfying desire; giving content; adequate to meet the want;
     sufficient; -- usually, and more elegantly, following the
     noun to which it belongs.
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           How many hired servants of my father's have bread
           enough and to spare!                     --Luke xv. 17.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enough \E*nough"\, adv.
     1. In a degree or quantity that satisfies; to satisfaction;
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     2. 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.
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              I know you well enough; you are Signior Antonio.
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              Thou knowest well enough . . . that this is no time
              to lend money.                        --Shak.
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     3. 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.
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     Note: Enough usually follows the word it modifies.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  enough \e*nough"\, interj.
     An exclamation denoting sufficiency, being a shortened form
     of it is enough.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: as much as necessary; "Have I eaten enough?"; (`plenty'
             is nonstandard) "I've had plenty, thanks" [syn: enough,
      adj 1: sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the
             food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food
             enough" [syn: adequate, decent, enough]
      n 1: an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to
           achieve a purpose; "enough is as good as a feast"; "there
           is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country"
           [syn: enough, sufficiency]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "enough":
     abundance, abundantly, acceptably, adequacy, adequate,
     adequate supply, adequately, adequateness, admissibly, agreeably,
     ample, ampleness, amply, bare minimum, bare sufficiency,
     barely sufficient, comfortable, commensurate, commensurately,
     competence, competency, competent, competently, corresponding,
     decent, decently, due, enrage, equal to, exact measure, fairly,
     fit, good, good enough, incense, infuriate, ire, just enough, mad,
     madden, minimal, minimally, minimum, moderately, passably, plenty,
     plenty good enough, proportionate, proportionately, rather,
     reasonably, right amount, satisfaction, satisfactorily,
     satisfactoriness, satisfactory, satisfactory amount, satisfyingly,
     so-so, steam up, substantial, substantially, sufficiency,
     sufficient, sufficient for, sufficiently, sufficientness,
     sufficing, suitable, tolerably, umbrage, up to

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  ENOUGH, pro.  All there is in the world if you like it.
      Enough is as good as a feast -- for that matter
      Enougher's as good as a feast for the platter.
                                                        Arbely C. Strunk

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