adequately adequately  /ˈæ də kwət li/


  • (adv) in an adequate manner or to an adequate degree


  1. Later, when a rat named Grigory fails to adequately signal the presence of one of the dummy mines, Emmanuel withholds his reward.
  2. Some public-employee pension plans are well managed and adequately funded.
  3. Videoconferencing fails to adequately describe Cisco's latest innovation, TelePresence.


  1. FORTRUST Promotions Enhance Executive Team

    FORTRUST, the Rocky Mountain Region’s premier data center and colocation services provider, today announced that they have enhanced their Executive Team with the promotion of three FORTRUST employees, Rob McClary, Bryon Miller and Josh Moody. This reorganization will position FORTRUST to adequately respond to increased demand as they expand in their Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ and Edison, NJ data ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source:

  2. S.F. grudgingly backs Kaiser rate hike for public workers

    San Francisco officials want to know why healthcare costs for city employees are going up. But answers aren't forthcoming from Kaiser. SAN FRANCISCO — Officials who oversee the healthcare plans that cover San Francisco public employees this week excoriated Kaiser executives for failing to adequately explain a proposed rate increase but ultimately voted to back it.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Track Athlete of the Year: Sabrina Mendoza caps off stellar career at Mills

    Out of all the words to adequately describe Mills’ Sabrina Mendoza, the one that jumps out the quickest, to those who cover her in the media and coach her on the field, is dominating.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Mateo Daily Journal


  1. "Prior to accepting this post, we had discussed these and other potential differences, but unfortunately we did not adequately focus on these concerns," said Gregg in a statement.
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: Judd Gregg Source: MarketWatch

  2. Mr. Gates said he was "disappointed that some in the Army have not adequately appreciated the seriousness of the situation pertaining to outpatient care at Walter Reed."
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: New York Times

  3. "Negotiations must proceed on the view that the problem of climate change cannot be adequately addressed through commitments for emissions cuts by developed countries alone," Perino said. "Major developing economies must likewise act."
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Bloomberg

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