Adequate synonyms

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Equal to the end proposed; adequate to wants; enough; ample; competent; as,
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As much or as many as necessary, desirable, or tolerable; sufficient
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Reasonably good; adequate
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Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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(Comparable) Adequate; sufficiently capable or qualified.
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Alternative form of fair to middling.
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Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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Appropriate; proper:
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Considerable; goodly.
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Not appropriate:
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Well qualified; capable; fit
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In good health or a good emotional state
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Affluence; prosperity:
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The state or quality of being moderate in the estimation of one's own abilities, accomplishments, or value.
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Not adequate to fulfill a need or meet a requirement; insufficient.
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The state or quality of being sufficient or adequate; adequacy
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The quality of being suitable.
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(Countable) The result or product of being qualified or eligible.
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The definition of insufficient is that there is not enough of something.
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(Biology) Unable to survive or produce viable offspring in a particular environment.
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(Colloquial, of a person) unable to do well at a particular task or thing. Useless is mildly insulting.
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Of lower quality
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Not equal, as in size, strength, ability, value, rank, number, amount, etc.
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Providing physical comfort and ease; agreeable. [from 18th c.]
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Worth accepting; satisfactory or, sometimes, merely adequate
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Good; in acceptable, if not excellent condition.
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Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale:
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The definition of common is something that belongs to or is shared by two or more people or the community at large.
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The definition of fair is someone or something that is light in color, attractive, honest or clear and sunny.
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(Of hair) Somewhat fair
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Of moderately good quality:
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(Informal) Adequate; satisfactory:
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More than is normal, necessary or specified.
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Satisfactory but not outstanding; adequate:
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Capable of being proportioned, or made proportional.
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Ample is defined as when you have an abundance of something that is more than you need.
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The definition of commensurate is equal or proportionate.
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Deserved; adequate:
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The definition of effective is something that is able to achieve a desired outcome or end result.
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Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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Small, moderate in size.
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(Informal) OK
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1836, The American Gardener's Magazine and Register, volume 2, page 279:
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Capable of happening but of uncertain likelihood:
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The definition of proportionate is having a proper relation between parts, such as size or ratio.
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That suits a given purpose, occasion, condition, propriety, etc.; fitting; appropriate; apt
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The quality or state of being adequate
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(Electronics) The maximum absolute value reached by a voltage or current waveform.
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(Microbiology) The ability of bacteria to be genetically transformable.
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The definition of competency is your level of skill or knowledge in some subject or field.
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The state of being copious
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(Countable, mathematics) An equivalence relation; ≡; ~
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Quality of being modest.
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Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
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Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need.
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