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Definition of the adjective adequate
What does adequate mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
- examples: she had adequate training | her training was adequate | she was adequate to the job
- synonym of adequate: equal
- antonym of adequate: inadequate
- similar: adequate to / capable / equal to / up to; competent
- attribute: adequateness / adequacy = the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily:
- see also: satisfactory
- sufficient for the purpose
- about average; acceptable
Alternative definition of the adjective adequate
- Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient.
- antonym: inadequate
"Adequate" is a composition.
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Culture and Neighbourhoods (1995)
by Council of Europe. Council for Cultural Co-operation
Being adequate means being perceived as well-suited both to the existing situation and to the social project concerning the city and the neighbourhood. Cultural places must be appropriate to host and to support new forms of neighbourhood ...
by Jon Sundbo, Flemming SËrensen
being adequate means that a certain endowment has to be present and a certain effort has to be made to grasp the experience in full. 'Some people are incapable of grasping and appreciating a given piece of music, not because they are ...
by Susan Marks, Andrew Clapham
adequacy of housing, protection of the right to personal security and physical integrity is likewise decisive for access to adequate housing, especially for women and children. This obviously requires protection againstthreats tothese rights not ...
Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases
ADEQUATE REMEDY AT LAW. - The jurisdiction of a court of equity to enforce trusts is not taken away by the fact that a party has a remedy at law,l especially where the person seeking relief is entitled to a discovery, or where the trustee is ...
by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield
adequate. 1 In its meaning ' proportionate ...
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Video shows what adequate means. Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; ...
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Scrabble value of A1D2E1Q10U1A1T1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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