Adjective(1) having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task(2) sufficient for the purpose(3) about average; acceptable
(1) Students heading off to university are being urged to check they have adequate insurance.(2) The main drain isn't adequate to take away waste water from the fishmongers' kiosks.(3) The strike date is set for later this month to allow adequate time for negotiations early in the New Year.(4) To build up a fund large enough to buy an adequate pension, it is important to start saving as soon as possible.(5) Have you got adequate measures in place for you and your employees to deal with the heat?(6) They point to figures that show current oil supplies are more than adequate to satisfy demand.(7) The band simply didn't have the time or resources to find an adequate replacement for Frank.(8) The wine list is adequate , but it is probably best to avoid those from the castle's own vineyard.(9) The argument was that the Judge had not given adequate reasons for his adverse findings.(10) He does not consider this to be an adequate reason for not claiming asylum on arrival at the airport.(11) These boys are not brought up with an adequate amount of respect for the opposite sex.(12) Allocation of adequate resources for research in these fields is highly desirable.(13) They should supply us with adequate refuse and recycling units, then many would recycle.(14) It also requires there to be adequate legroom for workers to work comfortably.(15) Many villagers had also felt that the proposal did not offer adequate parking.(16) The infrastructure is not adequate to take the amount of traffic there is now.
(1) adequate supply :: sapat na supply ng
1. sufficient ::
2. acceptable ::
3. equal to ::
4. passable ::
5. decent ::
6. equal ::
1. deficient ::
2. inadequate ::
3. insufficient ::
4. wanting ::
adequate, adequately, adequateness
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...to ensure an ADEQUATE supply
of hot water."
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 21
an ADEQUATE amount of time
to cross the street
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 23
Given enough startup capital
and an ADEQUATE research facility...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 1
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