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Meaning & Definition of Adequate in English





1. 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"
  • adequate,
  • equal

2. Sufficient for the purpose

  • "An adequate income"
  • "The food was adequate"
  • "A decent wage"
  • "Enough food"
  • "Food enough"
  • adequate,
  • decent,
  • enough

3. About average

  • Acceptable
  • "More than adequate as a secretary"
  • adequate,
  • passable,
  • fair to middling,
  • tolerable

Examples of using

"Sometimes it seems, Tom, that we're the only adequate people over here." "You're right, Mary. However sad it is, but we're surrounded by idiots only, and their ring is inexorably tightening."
When Rafael was studying medicine, he painfully saw how people afflicted by heart diseases died due to lack of adequate medical equipment.
It was adequate.