Synonyms of adequate in English:

adequate

adjective

  • 1 he lacked adequate financial resources
    sufficient, enough, requisite
  • 2 the company provides an adequate service
    acceptable, passable, reasonable, satisfactory, tolerable, fair, decent, quite good, pretty good, moderate, unexceptional, unremarkable, undistinguished, ordinary, average, not bad, all right, middling
    informal OK, so-so, 'comme ci, comme ça', fair-to-middling, nothing to write home about
  • 3 the workstations were small but seemed adequate to the task
    equal to, up to, capable of, suitable for, able to do, fit for, sufficient for
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