• (adj): Enough to meet a purpose.
    Example: "An adequate income"; "the food was adequate"
    Synonyms: decent, enough
    See also — Additional definitions below

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That's Adequate
... That's Adequate is a 1989 mockumentary documenting a fictional Hollywood studio, Adequate Film Studios ...
AirTran Airways - Incidents and Accidents
... DC-9-32 Calhoun, GA Flight crew failed to maintain adequate separation from hazardous meteorological conditions ... It also revealed that the airline lacked adequate training and guidance regarding hazardous weather interpretation and avoidance, as well as adequate ...
Cook County Jail - U.S. Department of Justice Report
... from other inmates or staff failed to provide adequate suicide prevention failed to provide adequate sanitary environmental conditions failed to provide adequate fire safety precautions and failed to provide ... Failure to provide adequate medical care, including failure to dispense medications ...
Adequate Remedy
... An adequate remedy or adequate remedy at law is a legal remedy (either court-ordered or negotiated between the litigants) which the court deems satisfactory, without recourse to ... of law, an attorney often must present to the court whether there is an adequate remedy ... When damages, a monetary award, is not an adequate or appropriate remedy, equity can order a "specific performance", an order of the court requiring a party to perform the ...
Adequate 7 (EP)
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More definitions of "adequate":

  • (adj): (sometimes followed by 'to') meeting the requirements especially of a task.
    Example: "She had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"

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    Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
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