Synonyms for adequate
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : ad-i-kwit|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd ɪ kwɪt|
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Définition of adequateOrigin :
- 1610s, from Latin adaequatus "equalized," past participle of adaequare "to make equal to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + aequare "make level," from aequus (see equal). The sense is of being "equal to what is required." Related: Adequateness.
- adj enough, able
- They are really channels for the transmission, adequate or inadequate, of sense impressions.
- Extract from : « De Profundis » by Oscar Wilde
- "But," she said, and then stopped as if unable to find words, adequate to her meaning.
- Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
- It represented scorn for which Mrs. Blair could find no adequate utterance.
- Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
- She hoped that Elder Weeks would be adequate in the latter direction.
- Extract from : « The Village Watch-Tower » by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
- This explanation is plausible; but I do not find it adequate.
- Extract from : « Alarms and Discursions » by G. K. Chesterton
- It affords an adequate idea of the march of facts and of ideas.
- Extract from : « Initiation into Philosophy » by Emile Faguet
- But no one surpassed him in the combination of an adequate portion of these with moral worth.
- Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
- The clerk's letter suggested a motive, perhaps an adequate motive.
- Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
- First is the lack of an adequate bearing for the barrel to turn on.
- Extract from : « The Auburndale Watch Company » by Edwin A. Battison
- Not material, but brains, or something else are not adequate.
- Extract from : « Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863 » by Adam Gurowski
Antonyms for adequate
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