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adequate

adjective

1 adequate

Having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task:
— She had adequate training.
— Her training was adequate.
— She was adequate to the job.

synonym: equal.

Roget 644: useful; of use etc. n.; serviceable, proficuous, good for; subservient etc. (instrumental) 631; conducive etc. (tending) ... show more

Roget 157: powerful, puissant; potential; capable, able; equal to, up to; cogent, valid; efficient, productive; effective, effectual, efficacious, ... show more



2 adequate

Sufficient for the purpose:
— An adequate income.
— The food was adequate.

synonym: enough.

Roget 639: sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible.    measured; moderate etc. (temperate) ... show more

3 adequate

About average; acceptable:
— More than adequate as a secretary.

synonyms: fair to middling, passable, tolerable.

Roget 651: imperfect; not perfect etc. 650; deficient, defective; faulty, unsound, tainted; out of order, out of tune; cracked, leaky; sprung; ... show more

Polish: adekwatny


Moby thesaurus: OK, able, acceptable, admissible, all right, ample, average, barely sufficient, better than nothing, capable, comfortable, commensurate, common, competent, corresponding, decent, due, effective, effectual, efficacious ... show more.

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