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Synonyms for adequacy
ˈæd ɪ kwə siad·e·qua·cy

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  1. adequacy, adequatenessnoun

    the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"

    Synonyms:
    adequateness, sufficiency

    Antonyms:
    inadequateness, inadequacy, deficiency, insufficiency

  2. sufficiency, adequacynoun

    the quality of being sufficient for the end in view

    "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"

    Synonyms:
    sufficiency, adequateness, enough

    Antonyms:
    inadequacy, insufficiency, deficiency, inadequateness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adequacynoun

    Synonyms:
    sufficiency, competence, competency, enough, adequateness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adequacynoun

    Synonyms:
    sufficiency

    Antonyms:
    inadequacy, insufficiency

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How to use adequacy in a sentence?

  1. The IMF:

    The authorities should continuously assess the adequacy of bank capital requirements and stand ready to tighten them if risks intensify.

  2. Luke Gupta:

    Little research, however, has looked into sleep quality, which is one’s experience of sleep or perceived sleep adequacy.

  3. Clare Krusing:

    The study's limitations speak for themselves, and account for the fact that the report presents a misleading picture of what's happening in the market today, health plans must meet state and federal network adequacy requirements that ensure patients have a wide range of providers and specialists available to them.

  4. Sarah Edmonds:

    Our goal at the demand of our member companies is to put in place a regional resource adequacy program, this is a planning and compliance framework that helps assure a high likelihood that there will be adequate supply to meet customer demand under an array of scenarios. We call this program the Western Resource Adequacy Program.

  5. Amy Kimberlain:

    It takes actual planning to ensure nutritional adequacy on a vegan diet.


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