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Definition of Adequate

Adequate

  1. Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition.
  2. To equalize; to make adequate.
  3. To equal.

Adequate Quotations

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
Norman Borlaug

Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
William Howard Taft

Almost certainly, however, the first essential component of social justice is adequate food for all mankind.
Norman Borlaug

A strong accountability system needs to broaden, not narrow, the curriculum. That cannot happen if you only have accountability without adequate school funding. Until Tallahassee understands the need to raise the bar as well as the financial investment, Florida will continue to celebrate mediocrity at the expense of true achievement.
Dan Gelber
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Adequate Translations

adequate in Dutch is adequaat, bijbehorend
adequate in German is ausreichend, entsprechend
adequate in Italian is equo, appropriato
adequate in Portuguese is adequado
adequate in Spanish is adecuado, adecuada
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