Definitions For Adequate


  • Having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task


  • About average; acceptable
  • Sufficient for the purpose

Is Adequate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Adequate is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Adequate in a Sentence

  • The garden hasn't been getting adequate water.
  • The food was more than adequate for the six of us.
  • The school lunch should be adequate to meet the nutritional needs of growing children.

Synonyms for Adequate

Antonyms for Adequate

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