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Definition of "sufficed" [sufficed]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of suffice. (verb)

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Use "sufficed" in a sentence
  • "The peculiar knowledge of the pilot and captain sufficed for many thousands of people who knew no more of the sea and navigation than I knew."
  • "The reason ascribed for the glaring improbability that the Greeks should have left their camp and fleet unfortified during nine years, in the midst of a hostile country, is a purely poetical one: ‘So long as Achilles fought, the terror of his name sufficed to keep every foe at a distance.’"
  • "According to the existing laws he was absolute ruler over all living beings of the metal world, his word sufficed for the immediate enforcement of the most severe punishment."