adequate adj

L. adæquãt-us, equalized or level.

  1. Sufficient; enough.
  2. Appropriate; able; capable; confident; competent; fit; qualified.
  3. Ample; abundant; plentiful; generous.
  4. Secure; firm; sound; strong enough to stand.

adequate adv

see adequate, adj.

  1. Amply; decisively; definitively; effectively; efficiently; capably; unequivocally; self-sufficiently; with such competence; in such perfect order; [fig.] fully; perfectly; completely; powerfully; totally; infinitely.

adequate n

see adequate, adj.

  1. Equivalent; corresponding entity; thing equal in aspect.