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Adjective: adequate  a-di-kwut
  1. Having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
    "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job";
    - equal
  2. Sufficient for the purpose
    "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate";
    - enough, nuff [non-standard]
  3. About average; acceptable
    "more than adequate as a secretary";
    - passable, fair to middling, tolerable

See also: adequacy, adequate to, adequateness, capable, competent, equal to, satisfactory, sufficient, up to

Antonym: inadequate

Encyclopedia: Adequate