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adequate definition

  • adjective:
    • Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or satisfy a need. See Synonyms at enough.
    • Barely satisfactory or enough: The skater's strategy was just sufficient.
    • add up to some necessity; proportionate, or correspondent; completely adequate; since, abilities adequate to an excellent work; a sufficient meaning lawfully and literally adequate.
    • Equal to some necessity; proportionate, or correspondent; totally adequate
    • getting the requisite characteristics or resources to generally meet an activity
    • adequate with the aim
    • about average; appropriate
  • verb:
    • To equalize; in order to make sufficient.
    • To equal.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To equalize; in order to make sufficient.
    • To equal.
  • others:
    • add up to necessity or occasion; commensurate; totally adequate, appropriate, or fit: as, means sufficient on item; an adequate contrast.
    • to produce equal or sufficient.
    • to reach equivalence with; equal.
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