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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.

ad•e•qua•cy

(ˈæd ɪ kwə si)

n., pl. -cies.
the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose.
[1800–10]

adequacy

Operation plan review criterion. The determination as to whether the scope and concept of a planned operation are sufficient to accomplish the task assigned. See also acceptability; feasibility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adequacy - the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"adequacy - the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
satisfactoriness - the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
inadequateness, inadequacy - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate
2.adequacy - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
ampleness - the property of being more than sufficient; comfortable sufficiency; "the ampleness of her servings more than satisfied his hunger"
inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"

adequacy

noun sufficiency, capability, competence, suitability, tolerability, fairness, commensurateness, requisiteness, satisfactoriness We are concerned about the adequacy of the children's diet.

adequacy

noun
An adequate quantity:
Translations
كِفَايَة
адекватност
přiměřenost
tilstrækkelighed
adekvatnost
nægjanleiki, òaî aî nægja/duga
adekvátnosť
yeterlilik

adequacy

[ˈædɪkwəsɪ] N [of income, explanation, facilities] → lo aceptable; [of punishment, reward, diet] → lo apropiado; [of person] → capacidad f, competencia f

adequacy

nAdäquatheit f, → Angemessenheit f; we doubt the adequacy of his explanation/theory/this heating systemwir bezweifeln, dass seine Erklärung/Theorie/diese Heizung angemessen or adäquat or ausreichend ist; he’s beginning to doubt his adequacy as a fatherer zweifelt langsam an seinen Fähigkeiten als Vater

adequacy

[ˈædɪkwəsɪ] nadeguatezza

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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