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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily

Usage examples (14)
  • Adjective : This car is adequate to our needs. adequate food for fifty people. ,Being adequate is not good enough. ,adequate grounds
  • Briefly stated, these are: the wholesomeness of the water, the adequateness and steadiness of the supply, its availability under a sufficient pressure, insuring a good...
  • This wide range of variability between definite limits is coupled with a high degree of sensibility and adequateness to the most diverging experiments.
  • A criticism for the ungraded approach is philosophical in nature and it concerns its adequateness to represent the daily reasonings in which vague predicates occur. for more
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