sufficio

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From sub (under; behind; at the foot of; close to; within) + faciō (do, make).

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present active sufficiō, present infinitive sufficere, perfect active suffēcī, supine suffectum

  1. I put under or among.
  2. I dip, dye, steep, impregnate, tinge, imbue.
  3. I appoint to a vacancy, choose as a substitute, employ in.
  4. I give, yield, afford, supply, furnish, provide.
  5. (of a building) I lay a foundation for.
  6. (intransitive) I am sufficient, am adequate, am capable, suffice, avail, satisfy.

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References[edit]

  • sufficio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879