Meaning of ADEQUATE in English

ADEQUATE

[adjective] - enough or satisfactory (for a particular purpose)We've got about twenty guests coming so if I put out a dozen chairs that should be adequate.The reason I didn't do well in my exams is that I just didn't have adequate time to prepare.It's not by any means a brilliant salary but it's adequate for our needs.The council's provision for the elderly is barely adequate (= is not enough).Will future oil supplies be adequate to meet world needs?

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.