adequate

Definition of adequate

adjective:

  • having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training", "her training was adequate", "she was adequate to the job", "he was equal to the task". Synonyms: equal. Antonyms: inadequate.
  • sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income", "the food was adequate", "a decent wage", "enough food", "food enough". Synonyms: decent, enough.
  • about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary". Synonyms: fair to middling, passable, tolerable.

Rhymes with adequate

inadequate.

Start with adequate

adequatenesses, adequately, adequateness.

End with adequate

inadequate.

More information about adequate

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • adequate is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 18 points
  • adequate is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 18 points
  • adequate is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 19 points
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