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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ad·e·quate /-kwət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·e·quate a.  Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition.
    Ireland had no adequate champion.   --De Quincey.
 Syn: -- Proportionate; commensurate; sufficient; suitable; competent; capable.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·e·quate v. t.
 1. To equalize; to make adequate. [R.]
 2. To equal. [Obs.]
    It [is] an impossibility for any creature to adequate God in his eternity.   --Shelford.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (sometimes followed by `to') meeting the requirements
             especially of a task; "she had adequate training";
             "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the
             job" [ant: inadequate]
      2: enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food
         was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food
         enough" [syn: decent, enough]
      3: about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a
         secretary" [syn: passable, fair to middling]