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Definition of 'adequate'

Adjective

  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"
       Antonyms: inadequate
  2. enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
       Synonyms: decent enough
  3. about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary"
       Synonyms: passable fair to middling tolerable


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