adequately

adverb
ad·​e·​quate·​ly | \ ˈa-di-kwət-lē How to pronounce adequately (audio) \

Definition of adequately

: to an adequate or sufficient degree or extent There is no way to adequately prepare yourself for encountering a wild mountain gorilla.— Sy Montgomery The blood volume is sufficient, but it's not being adequately distributed throughout the body.— Tom Ewing

First Known Use of adequately

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of adequately was in 1632

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“Adequately.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adequately. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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