adj.足够的, 适当的, 能胜任的
The town is now counting the cost of its failure to provide adequate flood protection.
That's not an adequate explanation.
Our bodies need adequate nutrition.
And last but not least there is the question of adequate funding.
She had adequate grounds for a divorce.
Our accommodation is barely adequate.
Their earnings are adequate to their needs.
1. 能满足需要(量)的, 足够的[(+for)][+to-v]
Martin decided that he had no adequate proof.
He sought for an adequate solution to the problem.
She proved adequate to the job.
4. 尚可的, 差强人意的
That hotel is merely adequate.