Correct spelling, explanation: enough is the correct form since the Old English form genoh ends in a similar way. Due to this origin, the spelling remained with the oh sound at the end.
Enought is thus a misspelling.
Definition of enough:
adverb, as much as is necessary; not less that one needs
Five big apples are enough for this pie.
pronoun, if something is enough for a person it means that they don’t want it to go on any longer
Ok, that’s enough. We are going back home.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: this form is incorrect as the word should be spelled without t at the end. It is probably connected to the original Old English genoh, which ends similarly to the correct spelling – enough.
Enought is simply a misspelling.
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