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  Definition of adjust
  1. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
  2. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  3. make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
  4. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
  5. decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
Similar Words: conform, adapt, set, correct, align, aline, line up

 

Hyponyms: readjust, readapt, assimilate, focus, focalize, focalise, acclimatize, acclimatise, acclimate, match, obey, square, proportion, modulate, temper, tune, tune up, calibrate, graduate, fine-tune, time, trim, zero, zero in, reset, attune, set, regulate, sharpen, synchronize, synchronise, sync, pressurize, pressurise, depressurize, depressurise, decompress, fit, plumb, align, ordinate, coordinate, harmonize, harmonise, reconcile, linearize, linearise, justify, citify, address, realign, realine, true, true up, collimate, concenter, concentre

 

Derivational Morphology: adaptation, adjustment, conformist, accommodation, fitting, registration, readjustment, adjuster, adjustor, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, claim agent, alteration, modification, alignment, allowance

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: aanpassen   French: ajuster  
German: anpassen   Greek: ρυθμίζω  
Japanese: 調節する   Korean: 조정하다  
Russian: отрегулировать   Slovene: nastaviti  
Spanish: ajustar   Vietnamese: điều chỉnh  
 
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