adequate englannista suomeksi
pätevä, riittävä, asianmukainen
Equal to or fulfilling some requirement.
1673, (w), ''The Gentlewomans Companion,'' London: Dorman Newman, “Of Habit, and the neatness and property thereof,” p.(nbs)61,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A66844.0001.001
- Proportion therefore your Clothes to your bodies, and let them be proper for your persons. (..) Agreeableness (..) ought to be exact, and adequate both to age, person and condition, avoiding extremities on both sides, being neither too much out, nor in the fashions.
(RQ:Austen Sense and Sensibility)
1853, (w), ''Autobiographic Sketches'' in ''Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers,'' Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, “Dublin,” p.(nbs)254,https://archive.org/details/dequinceyswriti09quingoog
- (..) in those days, Ireland had no adequate champion; the Hoods and the (w) were not up to the mark.
1903, (w), “(w)” in ''(w),''http://www.gutenberg.org/files/221/221-h/221-h.htm
- All day as I drove upon my round I turned over the case in my mind, and found no explanation which appeared to me to be adequate.
2009, (w), ''(w),'' New York: Viking, p.(nbs)212,https://archive.org/details/summertimefictio00coet
- John was a perfectly adequate academic. A perfectly adequate academic but not a notable teacher.
''We have adequate money for the journey.''
To equalize; to make adequate.
1622, (w), ''Atheomastix; clearing foure truthes, against atheists and infidels,'' London, Book 2, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)208,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A01093.0001.001
- Let me giue yet one instance more, of a truly intellectuall obiect, exactly adequated and proportioned vnto the intellectuall appetite.
1635, Robert Shelford, ''Theologia Amantis Deum, or A Treatise of the Divine Attributes'' in ''Five Pious and Learned Discourses,'' Cambridge, p.(nbs)227,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12099.0001.001
- (..) though it be an impossibilitie for any creature to adequate God in his eternitie, yet he hath ordained all his sonnes in Christ to partake of it by living with him eternally.
(feminine plural of)