Adequacy

  • 1 adequacy — UK US /ˈædəkwəsi/ noun [U] ► the quality of being good enough for a particular purpose: the adequacy of sth »Questions were raised about the adequacy of the firm s control procedures. → See also CAPITAL ADEQUACY RATIO(Cf. ↑capital adequacy ratio) …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 adequacy — I noun ability, ableness, acceptability, admissibility, caliber, capability, capacity, competence, competency, completeness, contentment, deftness, efficacy, efficiency, employability, fitness, proficiency, qualification, satisfaction,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 adequacy — [n] ability, competency in some action capability, capacity, commensurateness, competence, enough, fairness, plenty, requisiteness, satisfactoriness, sufficiency, suitableness, tolerableness; concepts 636,656 Ant. inadequacy, inadequateness,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 adequacy — [ad′i kwə sē] n. the quality or state of being adequate …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 adequacy — [[t]æ̱dɪkwəsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu N of n Adequacy is the quality of being good enough or great enough in amount to be acceptable. I am very critical of the adequacy of Britain s race laws... Several studies point to a real cause for concern over… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 adequacy — noun 1) the adequacy of the existing services Syn: satisfactoriness, acceptability, acceptableness; sufficiency 2) he had deep misgivings about his own adequacy Syn: capability, competence, ability, aptitude, suitability; effectiveness …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 8 adequacy — noun The quality of being sufficient, adequate or able to meet the needs. His zeal is, of course, unquestionable; his adequacy, however, I doubt …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 adequacy — adekvatumas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. adequacy vok. Adäquatheit, f rus. адекватность, f pranc. adéquation, f ryšiai: sinonimas – atitinkamumas …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 10 adequacy — adekvatumas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Tolygumas, tapatumas, visiškas atitikimas. Pažinimo teorijoje – objektyvaus pasaulio ryšių ir santykių atgaminimo mintyse tikslumas. kilmė lot. adaequatus – prilygintas, prilygęs… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 11 adequacy — adequate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ satisfactory or acceptable. DERIVATIVES adequacy noun adequately adverb. ORIGIN from Latin adaequare make equal to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 adequacy — noun 1. the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑adequateness • Ant: ↑inadequacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑adequate ( …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 adequacy — Operation plan review criterion. The determination as to whether the scope and concept of a planned operation are sufficient to accomplish the task assigned. See also acceptability; feasibility …

    Military dictionary

  • 14 adequacy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1808 the quality or state of being adequate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 adequacy — /ad i kweuh see/, n., pl. adequacies. the state or quality of being adequate; sufficiency for a particular purpose. [1800 10; ADEQU(ATE) + ACY] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 adequacy — ad·e·qua·cy (adґə kwə se) the state of being sufficient for a specific purpose …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 adequacy — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. capacity, sufficiency, enough, competence; see fitness 1 , plenty . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. enough, sufficiency, capability, competence. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An adequate quantity: enough, sufficiency.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 adequacy — ad|e|qua|cy [ ædəkwəsi ] noun uncount the quality of being good enough …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 adequacy — ad·e·qua·cy || ædɪkwÉ™sɪ n. fitness, suitability …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 Adequacy — (electric)   The ability of the electric system to supply the aggregate electrical demand and energy requirements of the end use customers at all times, taking into account scheduled and reasonably expected unscheduled outages of system elements …

    Energy terms