- Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient.
Etymology: adaequatus, p. p. of adaequare to make equal to; ad + aequare to make equal, aequus equal.
- French: adéquat
- German: adí¤quat
- Dutch: voldoende, deugdelijk
- Italian: adeguato
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