HyperDic: adequacy

English > 2 senses of the word adequacy:
NOUNattributeadequacy, adequatenessthe quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily
attributeadequacy, sufficiencythe quality of being sufficient for the end in view
adequacy > pronunciation
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English > adequacy: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule".
Synonymadequateness
Attributesadequate, equalHaving the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
inadequate, unequalLacking the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
BroadersatisfactorinessThe quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
Oppositeinadequacy, inadequatenessunsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate / inadequate
Spanishadecuación
Catalanadequació
English > adequacy: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being sufficient for the end in view.
Synonymsufficiency
AttributesampleMore than enough in size or scope or capacity
meager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
NarroweramplenessThe property of being more than sufficient
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeinsufficiency, inadequacy, deficiencylack of an adequate quantity or number
Spanishsuficiencia

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