Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

ad·e·quate

adequate

 
 
pronunciation:
ae d kwiht
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: enough for the situation or need.
The coaches decided that the condition of the track was adequate for the race.
synonyms:
satisfactory
antonyms:
deficient, improper, inadequate, unsuitable
similar words:
acceptable, all right, ample, appropriate, decent, enough, respectable, sufficient, suitable
derivation: adequately (adv.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature