from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In an adequate manner.
  • adv. Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need; sufficiently; satisfactorily.
  • adv. Barely satisfactory or sufficient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an adequate manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an adequate manner; commensurately; sufficiently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree


adequate +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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