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ad·e·quate

 (ăd′ĭ-kwĭt)
adj.
Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need. See Synonyms at sufficient.

[Latin adaequātus, past participle of adaequāre, to equalize : ad-, ad- + aequāre, to make equal, from aequus, equal.]

ad′e·qua·cy (-kwə-sē), ad′e·quate·ness n.
ad′e·quate·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.adequately - in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree; "he was adequately prepared"
inadequately - in an inadequate manner or to an inadequate degree; "the temporary camps were inadequately equipped"
Translations
بِصُورَة كَافِيه
přiměřeněúměrně
kellõen
nægilega

adequately

[ˈædɪkwɪtlɪ] ADV [prepared, trained, protected] → suficientemente; [punish] → de forma apropiada; [respond] → apropiadamente; [perform] → de forma aceptable
this has never been adequately explainedesto nunca se ha explicado con claridad
he speaks the language adequatelyhabla el idioma de forma aceptable

adequately

[ˈædɪkwətli] adv
(= sufficiently) [pay, fund] → suffisamment; [protect] → suffisamment
(= satisfactorily) [perform] → de manière satisfaisante

adequately

adv
(= sufficiently) prepared, trained, protectedausreichend; insuredangemessen; to be adequately suppliedgenügend Vorräte haben
(= satisfactorily) function, respond, perform, explainangemessen; I speak Turkish adequatelyich spreche hinlänglich Türkisch

adequately

[ˈædɪkwɪtlɪ] adv (heated, paid) → adeguatamente, sufficientemente; (perform, answer) → convenientemente
will he do it adequately? → sarà all'altezza?

adequate

(ˈӕdikwət) adjective
sufficient; enough. He does not earn a large salary but it is adequate for his needs.
ˈadequately adverb
ˈadequacy noun
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Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is --by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.
I had been adequately armed by Russian Peter; the snake was old and lazy; and I had Antonia beside me, to appreciate and admire.
Oh, but you know," she quite adequately answered, "that you might come back, you dear, and that you HAVE
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All that dark treasure to be lavished on the very man, to whom nothing else could so adequately pay the debt of vengeance!
Occasionally, perhaps, it is necessary to coin words, if no word exists by which a correlation can adequately be explained.
Altogether such heroism as was displayed by the Russian warriors cannot be imagined or adequately praised
They had adequately expressed the pause his vision had put in the conversation.
I cannot adequately relate my astonishment at this uncommon inscription
No one has ever adequately described either in verse or prose the true essential nature of either of them abiding in the soul, and invisible to any human or divine eye; or shown that of all the things of a man's soul which he has within him, justice is the greatest good, and injustice the greatest evil.
So far as what there may be of a narrative in this book; and, indeed, as indirectly touching one or two very interesting and curious particulars in the habits of sperm whales, the foregoing chapter, in its earliest part, is as important a one as will be found in this volume; but the leading matter of it requires to be still further and more familiarly enlarged upon, in order to be adequately understood, and moreover to take away any incredulity which a profound ignorance of the entire subject may induce in some minds, as to the natural verity of the main points of this affair.
He debated and hesitated;--it was a serious charge;-- a girl so brought up must be adequately provided for, or there would be cruelty instead of kindness in taking her from her family.