[suh-fahys, -fahyz]
verb (used without object), sufficed, sufficing.
to be enough or adequate, as for needs, purposes, etc.
verb (used with object), sufficed, sufficing.
to be enough or adequate for; satisfy.

1275–1325; Middle English sufficen < Latin sufficere to supply, suffice, equivalent to suf- suf- + -ficere, combining form of facere to make, do1; replacing Middle English suffisen < Old French < Latin, as above

unsufficing, adjective Unabridged
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suffice (səˈfaɪs)
1.  to be adequate or satisfactory for (something)
2.  (takes a clause as object) suffice it to say that let us say no more than that; I shall just say that
[C14: from Old French suffire, from Latin sufficere from sub- below + facere to make]

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Word Origin & History

early 14c., from stem of O.Fr. souffire "be sufficient," from L. sufficere "supply, suffice," from sub "up to" + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Phrase suffice it to say (late 14c.) is a rare surviving subjunctive.
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Example sentences
The small sums she was allowed to keep in her purse scarcely sufficed for tips.
The initial spike may trigger a building's backup generators, when battery
  power would have sufficed.
What was left, however, sufficed to set the global thermostat.
The ongoing construction may not have been relevant to the original use of the
  photo, and a short disclaimer might have sufficed.
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