In an adequate manner
- in a sufficient way or even to an adequate level
- In a sufficient way.
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.
(adv.) In an adequate fashion.
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.