meaning of adequately

adequately meaning in General Dictionary

In an adequate manner

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  • in a sufficient way or even to an adequate level
  • In a sufficient way.

adequately meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1620s, from adequate + -ly (2); initially a term in reasoning in reference to communication of a few ideas and things. Indicating "suitably" is recorded from 1680s.


adequately meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In an adequate fashion.


Sentence Examples with the word adequately

By the end of 1914, the entrances of Scapa Flow had been adequately protected, facilities for carrying out all but the most serious repairs were installed, and Scapa Flow gradually assumed the aspect of a great naval station, which it retained to the end of the war.

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