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Adequacy definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AD'EQUACY, n. [L. adaequatus, of ad and aquatus, made equal.
The state or quality of being equal to, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, "the adequacy of supply to the expenditure."

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule" [syn: adequacy, adequateness] [ant: inadequacy, inadequateness]
2: the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence" [syn: sufficiency, adequacy] [ant: deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural -cies) Date: 1808 the quality or state of being adequate

U.S. Military Dictionary

The joint operation plan review criterion for assessing whether the scope and concept of planned operations can accomplish the assigned mission and comply with the planning guidance provided. See also acceptability; feasibility. (JP 5-0)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adequacy Ad"e*qua*cy, n. [See Adequate.] The state or quality of being adequate, proportionate, or sufficient; a sufficiency for a particular purpose; as, the adequacy of supply to the expenditure.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Adequacy is the quality of being good enough or great enough in amount to be acceptable. ? inadequacy N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Adequateness, sufficiency, sufficingness, completeness, competence, competency, enough.



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