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Overview of adj adequate

The adj adequate has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) adequate, equal

(having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task")

2. (4) adequate, decent, enough

(sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough")

3. (1) adequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerable

(about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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