Synonyms for adequately

Grammar : Adv
Spell : ad-i-kwit
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd ɪ kwɪt

Top 10 synonyms for adequately Other synonyms for the word adequately

Définition of adequately

Origin :
  • 1620s, from adequate + -ly (2); originally a term in logic in reference to correspondence of ideas and objects. Meaning "suitably" is recorded from 1680s.
  • adv sufficiently
Example sentences :
  • That which we do not believe we cannot adequately say, though we may repeat the words never so often.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The subject is a great one and cannot be adequately treated as an appendage to another.
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • She was in high feather, not adequately to be expressed by the plumes, and at once she told him why.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • I only know of one book in which the subject is adequately handled.
  • Extract from : « The Bow, Its History, Manufacture and Use » by Henry Saint-George
  • I wish that I could adequately express my thoughts about her, but I can't.
  • Extract from : « 'Smiles' » by Eliot H. Robinson
  • Even to-day we are scarcely in a position to do so adequately.
  • Extract from : « Evolution in Modern Thought » by Ernst Haeckel
  • If ever we adequately explain the one we may adequately explain the other.
  • Extract from : « Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens » by G. K. Chesterton
  • It is impossible, adequately, to describe this wonderful scene.
  • Extract from : « Old Mackinaw » by W. P. Strickland.
  • This book, also, is adequately illustrated by Charles Copeland.
  • Extract from : « Wood Folk at School » by William J. Long
  • They are adequately illustrated and furnished with maps and indexes.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Barbary Corsairs » by Stanley Lane-Poole

Antonyms for adequately

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