ETYM Latin adaequatus, p. p. of adaequare to make equal to; ad + aequare to make equal, aequus equal. Related to Equal.
1. Enough to meet a purpose; SYN. decent, enough.
2. About average; acceptable; SYN. passable, fair to middling.
3. (Sometimes followed by 'to') Meeting the requirements especially of a task.
ETYM Latin appropriatus, p. p. of appropriare; ad + propriare to appropriate, from proprius one's own, proper. Related to Proper.
1. Suitable for a particular person or place or condition etc.
2. Suitable and fitting; SYN. harmonious.
3. Meant or adapted for an occasion or use; SYN. suitable, suited.
ETYM Latin congruus, from congruere to come together, to coincide, to agree. Of uncertain origin.
1. Corresponding in character or kind; SYN. congruent.
2. Suitable or appropriate together.
1. Free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules; SYN. just.
2. More than adequate in quality.
3. Not excessive or extreme; SYN. fairish, reasonable.
4. Visually appealing; SYN. sightly.
5. Attractively feminine (especially in the phrase).
6. Free of clouds or rain.
7. (Used of hair or skin) Pale or light-colored; SYN. fairish.
8. (Of a baseball) Hit between the foul lines.
ETYM Latin moderatus, p. p. of moderate, moderati, to moderate, regulate, control, from modus measure. Related to Mode.
1. Being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; SYN. modest, not excessive, limited.
2. Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; SYN. restrained.
3. Not extreme; SYN. temperate.
Sinonimi: to the point
ETYM Latin pertinens, -entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. French pertinent. Related to Pertain.
Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; SYN. to the point.
ETYM Old Eng. propre, French propre, from Latin proprius. Related to Appropriate.
1. Appropriate for a condition or occasion; SYN. right, suitable.
2. Marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness.
3. Having all the qualities typical of the thing specified.
4. Limited to the thing specified.
5. Elements of Christian mass that are variable.
ETYM Latin proportionatus. Related to Proportion.
Being in due proportion.
ETYM Old Eng. resonable, French raisonnable, from Latin rationabilis. Related to Reason.
1. Marked by sound judgment; SYN. sane.
2. Showing reason or sound judgment; SYN. sensible.
1. In an adequate manner.
2. In an adequate manner or to an adequate degree.
In an appropriate manner; SYN. suitably, fittingly, befittingly, fitly.
In a congruous manner, harmoniously, suitably
At the appropriate time, timely; appropriately, suitably
Suitably, properly; becomingly
In a pertinent way.
1. In proportion; SYN. pro rata.
2. To a proportionate degree.
3. To a proportionate degree; SYN. proportionally.
In a worthy manner; with worthiness.