Adequate: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Synonyms Antonyms Attributes
enough 50 Sufficient for the purpose an adequate income, the food was adequate, a decent wage, enough food, food enough Adjective sufficient No Data No Data
adequate 17 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 Adjective adequate to, competent inadequate adequacy
adequate 4 Sufficient for the purpose an adequate income, the food was adequate, a decent wage, enough food, food enough Adjective sufficient No Data No Data
adequate 1 About average; acceptable more than adequate as a secretary Adjective satisfactory No Data No Data
equal 0 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 Adjective adequate to, competent No Data adequacy
decent 0 Sufficient for the purpose an adequate income, the food was adequate, a decent wage, enough food, food enough Adjective sufficient No Data No Data
passable 0 About average; acceptable more than adequate as a secretary Adjective satisfactory No Data No Data
fair to middling 0 About average; acceptable more than adequate as a secretary Adjective satisfactory No Data No Data
tolerable 0 About average; acceptable more than adequate as a secretary Adjective satisfactory No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Adequate" have?

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The word "Adequate" has 9 meanings. The most frequent meaning is enough.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Adequate"?

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The word "Adequate" has no hyponyms.

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Is the word "Adequate" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Adequate" has a maximum frequency of 50.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Adequate"?

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The word "Adequate" has 4 synonyms which are: sufficient, adequate to, competent, satisfactory.

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