Online Google Dictionary

adequate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
Font size:

Satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity,
  1. Satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity
    • - this office is perfectly adequate for my needs
    • - the law is adequate to deal with the problem
    • - adequate resources and funding

  1. having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
  2. sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
  3. about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary"
  4. (adequateness) adequacy: the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
  5. Adequate Seven were a seven piece funk band from the UK which blends music styles such as hip hop, hardcore, punk, and funk who formed in 2000 and split in December 2006.
  6. (Adequacy (linguistics)) In his seminal work Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (1965), Noam Chomsky introduces a hierarchy of Levels of Adequacy for evaluating grammars (theories of specific languages) and metagrammars (theories of grammars).
  7. (Adequacy (logic)) In logic, a functionally complete set of logical connectives or Boolean operators is one which can be used to express all possible truth tables by combining members of the set into a Boolean expression. ...
  8. Equal to some requirement; proportionate, or correspondent; fully sufficient; as, powers adequate to a great work; an adequate definition lawfully and physically sufficient
  9. (adequately) In an adequate manner; Sufficient to satisfy a requirement or meet a need; sufficiently; satisfactorily; Barely satisfactory or sufficient
  10. (adequacy) A term that refers to how well dialysis is working. To measure adequacy, tests are carried out to see if enough fluid and waste products are being removed from the blood.
  11. (Adequacy) The ability of the electric system to supply the aggregate electrical demand and energy requirements of the customers at all times, taking into account scheduled and reasonably expected unscheduled outages of system elements.
  12. (Adequacy) A term used in the context of determining whether the class is receiving proper legal representation by class counsel and the named class representative.
  13. (Adequacy) A term, referring to countries, that have “adequate protection”, that assures data meets the levels mandated by Article 25 (2) of the EU Data Protection Directive for transfers to countries outside the 28 member States of the European Economic Area. ...
  14. (Adequacy) Enough dialysis to avoid symptoms of uremia. See Kt/V and URR.
  15. (Adequacy) In QS-9000, a term used to indicate that the intent of the standard has been met appropriate to the scope of the operation.
  16. (Adequacy) One of several qualities economists and others use to assess any tax system. Adequacy is determined to be revenues sufficient to meet any taxing authority’s responsibilities under law. See also Centralization, Elasticity, Progressivity, Regressivity, and Stability.
  17. (Adequacy) The extent to which a network offers the appropriate types and numbers of providers in the appropriate geographic distribution according to the relative availability of such providers in the area and the needs of the plan's members.
  18. (Adequacy) ensuring that the sites have the size, shape, and distribution to ensure the success of selected species.
  19. (Adequacy) refers to whether there is sufficient parking at a particular time and location. What constitutes adequacy varies depending on conditions and user expectations. For example, even in dense areas parking is usually adequate during off-peak periods, or at a sufficient price. ...
  20. Supplies sufficient to fill all orders and a normal carryover.
  21. A distinction between two whole beings, e.g. between the sun and the moon. An inadequate distinction is a distinction between a whole being and its part, e.g. between the hand and one of its fingers.
  22. Adequate: is defined as 'satisfactory' or 'enough for what is necessary'
  23. Allows for the delivery of student education that does not negatively impact the quality or quantity of the education. Same as sufficient.
  24. Sufficient; equal to what is required; suitable to the case or occasion.
  25. Adequate, appropriate, and as needed appear in CMMI to allow managers at all levels and practitioners to interpret the specific and generic goals and practices in light of the organization's business objectives. ...