A'dequately. adv. [from adequate.]
- In an adequate manner; with justness of representation; with exactness of proportion.
Gratitude consists adequately in these two things: first, that it is a debt; and, secondly, that it is such a debt as is left to every man's ingenuity, whether he will pay or no. South.
- It is used with the particle to.
Piety is the necessary christian virtue, proportioned adequately to the omniscience and spirituality of that infinite Deity. Hammond's Fundamentals.