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Synonyms of adequate in English:


  • 1 he lacked adequate financial resources
    sufficient, enough, ample, requisite, apposite, appropriate, suitable
    [Antonyms] insufficient
  • 2 the company provides an adequate but not top-notch service
    informal OK, okay, fair-to-middling, nothing to write home about, nothing to shout about, no great shakes, (plain) vanilla, bog-standard
    Australian/New Zealand informal half-pie
    [Antonyms] inadequate
  • 3 the workstations were small but seemed adequate to the task
    equal to, up to, capable, of, suited to, suitable for, able to do, qualified for, fit for, good enough for, sufficient for
    informal up to scratch
    [Antonyms] unequal to
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