8 Letters
3 Consonants
5 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use adequate as a article or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Adequate
A 3 syllables article and 8 letters with the letters a, d, e, q, t, and u, 3 consonants, 5 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters qu. Adequate starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters a, ad, ade, adeq, adequ, and the ending characters are e, te, ate, uate, quate, ..
(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"
School Grade
Adequate is set as a grade five word that starts with a, ends with e, 3 syllables, 5 vowels and 8 letters.
Pig Latin
Adequate in Pig Latin is said as "adequateay or adequateway".
a | d | e | q | u | a | t | e
ad | de | eq | qu | ua | at | te
ade | deq | equ | qua | uat | ate
adeq | dequ | equa | quat | uate
Word Gram
Article Examples
(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"
Adjective Satellite Examples
about average;
"more than adequate as a secretary"
enough to meet a purpose;
"an adequate income";
"the food was adequate";
"a decent wage";
"enough food";
"food enough"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Adequate"

There are 126 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to adequate.

Able(usually followed by `to'') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
"able to swim"
"she was able to program her computer"
"we were at last able to buy a car"
"able to get a grant for the project"
Acceptableworthy of acceptance or satisfactory
"acceptable levels of radiation"
"performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
Adeptsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Adequate(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"
Adequate Top
Admissibledeserving to be admitted
"admissible evidence"
All Right
Ampleaffording an abundant supply
"had ample food for the party"
"copious provisions"
"food is plentiful"
"a plenteous grape harvest"
"a rich supply"
Appreciatedfully understood or grasped
"dangers not yet appreciated"
"these apprehended truths"
"a thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known"
Averagea statistic describing the location of a distribution
"it set the norm for American homes"

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There are 1 words that have the opposite meaning of adequate.

Inadequate(sometimes followed by `to'') not meeting the requirements especially of a task
"inadequate training"
"the staff was inadequate"
"she was inadequate to the job"


There are 1 anagrams from adequate.

Anagram Definition
Adequate(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"

View English words with the unique letters used in adequate. Words With The Letters Adeqtu

Similar Words

There are 5 words that are similar to "Adequate".

Similar WordDefinition
Adequate Topn/a
Capablehaving the requisite qualities for;
"equal to the task";
"the work isn''t up to the standard I require"
Competentadequate for the purpose;
"a competent performance"
Equal Topn/a
Up Topn/a

See Also (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Adequate"

There are 1 words/phrases you might want to use in relation to adequate.

See AlsoDefinition
Satisfactorymeeting requirements;
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"


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