enough

When there's enough of something, you don't need or want anymore. When there's not enough, there's too little.

If someone fills your glass almost to the top, that's enough. If you ate one slice of pizza but are still hungry, you haven't had enough. Although enough has to do with the amount of something, it isn't precise like a number. When someone is annoyed — like with a barking dog — they might say "That's enough!" When you've had enough, you've had as much as you want.

Definitions of enough
  1. adjective
    sufficient for the purpose
    enough food”
    “food enough
    synonyms: adequate, decent
    sufficient
    of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant
  2. adverb
    as much as necessary
    “Have I eaten enough?”
    synonyms: plenty
  3. noun
    an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    enough is as good as a feast”
    synonyms: sufficiency
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    types:
    fill
    a quantity sufficient to satisfy
    type of:
    relative quantity
    a quantity relative to some purpose
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