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ἱκανός 1 ἵκω, ἱκάνω

becoming, befitting, sufficing:
I.of persons, sufficient, competent, c. inf., Hdt.; ἱκ. τεκμηριῶσαι sufficient to prove a point, Thuc.; ἱκ. ζημιοῦν with sufficient power to punish, Xen.; c. acc. rei, ἀνὴρ γνώμην ἱκανός a man of sufficient prudence, Hdt.; ἱκ. τὴν ἰατρικήν sufficiently versed in medicine, Xen.:—c. dat. pers. a match for, equivalent to, εἷς πολλοῖς ἱκανός Plat.:—absol., ἱκανὸς Ἀπόλλων Soph.; ἱκ. ἂν γένοιο σύ Eur.; ἱκανοὶ ὡς πρὸς ἰδιώτας very tolerable in comparison with common men, Plat.
II.of things, sufficient, adequate, enough, Eur.; ἱκανὰ τοῖς πολεμίοις εὐτύχηται they have had successes enough, Thuc.:—of size, large enough, οὐχ ἱκανῆς οὔσης τῆς Ἀττικῆς id=Thuc.; ἱκανά σοι μέλαθρα ἐγκαθυβρίζειν large enough to riot in, Eur.:—of Time, considerable, long, Ar.
2.sufficient, satisfactory, ἱκανὴ μαρτυρία Plat.:— τὸ ἱκανὸν λαμβάνειν to take security, NTest.
III.adv. -νῶς, sufficiently, adequately, enough, Thuc., etc.
2.ἱκ. ἔχειν to be sufficient, to be far enough advanced, id=Thuc., Xen., etc.: —Sup. ἱκανώτατα Plat.

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