noun ad·e·qua·tion \ˌa-də-ˈkwā-shən\

Definition of adequation



  1. 1 :  the result of making equal or adequate :  equivalence

  2. 2 :  the act of making adequate :  the act of making equal or commensurate

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Origin and Etymology of adequation

Late Latin adaequation-, adaequatio, from Latin adaequatus + -ion-, -io -ion

First Known Use: 1605

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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