- Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient.
Adverbs for Adequate
completely; excellently; pleasantly; delightfully; remarkably; providentially; sufficiently; scarcely; essentially; suitably; wholly; admirably; quite; satisfactorily; wonderfully; gratifyingly; fortunately; luckily.
Synonyms for Adequate
Antonyms for Adequate
respectable; satisfactory; satisfying; so so; substantial; sufficient; sufficient for; sufficing; suitable; suited; tidy; tolerable; unexceptionable; unexceptional; unimpeachable; unobjectionable; up; up to; up to snuff; workmanlike, OK; able; acceptable; admissible; all right; ample; average; barely sufficient; better than nothing; capable; comfortable; commensurate; common; competent; corresponding; decent; due; effective; effectual; efficacious; efficient; enough; equal; equal to; fair; fair to middling; fairish; fit; fitted; fitting; good; good enough; goodish; middling; minimal; minimum; moderate; no great shakes; not amiss; not bad; not half bad; not so bad; okay; passable; plenty; plenty good enough; presentable; pretty good; productive; proficient; proper; proportionable; proportionate; qualified.
- adæquate (archaic)