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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
References in classic literature ?
I had been adequately armed by Russian Peter; the snake was old and lazy; and I had Antonia beside me, to appreciate and admire.
Still, there will be a connection with the long past--a reference to forgotten events and personages, and to manners, feelings, and opinions, almost or wholly obsolete --which, if adequately translated to the reader, would serve to illustrate how much of old material goes to make up the freshest novelty of human life.
All that dark treasure to be lavished on the very man, to whom nothing else could so adequately pay the debt of vengeance!
Oh, but you know," she quite adequately answered, "that you might come back, you dear, and that you HAVE
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.
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 do not know of any poetry to quote which adequately expresses this yearning for the Wild.
She was too much occupied then with fears for the brother who so little deserved her affection, and with Sydney's friendly reassurances, adequately to heed what she observed.
For, I cannot adequately express what pain it gave me to think that Estella should show any favour to a contemptible, clumsy, sulky booby, so very far below the average.
Such is not the recompense which Providence has deemed worthy of suffering merit, and it is a dangerous and fatal doctrine to teach young persons, the most common readers of romance, that rectitude of conduct and of principle are either naturally allied with, or adequately rewarded by, the gratification of our passions, or attainment of our wishes.
Nor do we need to seek any other reason for the number of these pellicles beyond this that the orifice of the venous artery being of an oval shape from the nature of its situation, can be adequately closed with two, whereas the others being round are more conveniently closed with three.
Needless to add, I took care before leaving to lift, forever and adequately, this source of reproach.