Synonyms for adequate

Synonyms for (adj) adequate

Synonyms: equal, adequate

Definition: having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

Usage: she had adequate training; her training was adequate; she was adequate to the job; he was equal to the task

Similar words: adequate to, up to, capable, equal to

Definition: having the requisite qualities for

Usage: equal to the task; the work isn't up to the standard I require

Similar words: competent

Definition: adequate for the purpose

Usage: a competent performance

Synonyms: fair to middling, tolerable, adequate, passable

Definition: about average; acceptable

Usage: more than adequate as a secretary

Similar words: satisfactory

Definition: giving satisfaction

Usage: satisfactory living conditions; his grades were satisfactory

Synonyms: adequate, decent, enough

Definition: sufficient for the purpose

Usage: an adequate income; the food was adequate; a decent wage; enough food; food enough

Similar words: sufficient

Definition: of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

Usage: sufficient food

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