Plenty and Sufficiency


Plenty noun - An amount or supply more than sufficient to meet one's needs.
Usage example: you'll have plenty of time to make your connecting flight

Sufficiency is a synonym for plenty in quantity topic. In some cases you can use "Sufficiency" instead the word "Plenty" as a noun or a pronoun, when it comes to topics like much.


Sufficiency noun - The quality or state of meeting one's needs adequately.
Usage example: the sufficiency of the portions is such that you will leave the restaurant with a full stomach but without doggie bags

Plenty is a synonym for sufficiency in quantity topic. You can use "Plenty" instead the word "Sufficiency" as a noun or a pronoun, if it concerns topics such as abundance, adequacy.

Nearby Words: sufficient, sufficiently
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