Adjective "Adequate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Adequate


    Definition:

    1. as much or as good as necessary for some requirement or purpose; fully sufficient, suitable, or fit (often followed by to or for): This car is adequate to our needs. adequate food for fifty people.

    2. barely sufficient or suitable: Being adequate is not good enough.

    3. Law. reasonably sufficient for starting legal action: adequate grounds.

    Examples:

    "supplies can be adequate to demands."

    "systems can be adequate for things."

    "stocks can be adequate to demands."

    "moistures can be adequate to surpluses."

    "moistures can be adequate for growths."

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