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  Definition of adequate
  1. (sometimes followed by `to'') meeting the requirements especially of a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"
  2. about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary"
  3. enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
Similar Words: passable, fair to middling, decent, enough

 

See Also: satisfactory

 

Attributes: adequacy, adequateness

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: [适当的,足够的   Danish: tilstrækklig  
Dutch: voldoende   French: adéquat  
German: adäquat   Italian: adeguato  
Korean: 충분한   Polish: adekwatny  
Turkish: yeterli   Vietnamese: đủ  
 
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