Equal to or fulfilling some requirement.
“powers adequate to a great work”
“an adequate definition”
To equalize; to make adequate.
Good at something; skilled; fluent; practiced, especially in relation to a task or skill.
“He was a proficient writer with an interest in human nature.”
satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity
“adequate resources and funding”
“this office is perfectly adequate for my needs”
competent or skilled in doing or using something
“I was proficient at my job”
“she felt reasonably proficient in Italian”
a person who is proficient
“he became a proficient in Latin and Greek”