Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an adequate manner; commensurately; sufficiently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an adequate manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adverb in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree

Etymologies

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adequate +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Screening candidates adequately is difficult in light of all sorts of fair housing issues.

    Amateur Bank Lending, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Sadly (and strangely), when conventional doctors today do not obtain adequately effective results with one drug, they often simply prescribe more drugs in hopes that one of them, or their combination, will be more effective (whether this increased use of drugs is effective or not, there are certain "benefits" that drug companies receive from this strategy).

    Homeopathy: A Healthier Way to Treat Depression?

  • This information is to be held by a private company, Data Losss Services PLC, who will ensure that it is left in adequately public places on a regular basis.

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  • Instead, it was evaluating how effective its current rating system was in adequately informing and protecting consumers.

    FCC changes position on cell phone radiation and safety guidelines

  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, I will fight to ensure that all safety net programs remain adequately funded next year, and explore every option to identify resources.

    Commissioner Nick Fish Promises To Work For Homeless Youth Funding

  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, I will fight to ensure that all safety net programs remain adequately funded next year, and explore every option to identify resources.

    Commissioner Nick Fish Promises To Work For Homeless Youth Funding

  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, I will fight to ensure that all safety net programs remain adequately funded next year, and explore every option to identify resources.

    The Rev. Chuck Currie:

  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, I will fight to ensure that all safety net programs remain adequately funded next year, and explore every option to identify resources.

    Homelessness

  • This information is to be held by a private company, Data Losss Services PLC, who will ensure that it is left in adequately public places on a regular basis.

    Government Announces New Data Loss Method

  • Notwithstanding the foregoing, I will fight to ensure that all safety net programs remain adequately funded next year, and explore every option to identify resources.

    Portland

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