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  Definition of adjustment
  1. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  2. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
  3. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
  4. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
  5. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Similar Words: alteration, modification, registration, readjustment, accommodation, fitting, allowance, adaptation

 

Hyponyms: loosening, laxation, tightening, accommodation, adaptation, tune, alignment, collimation, temperament, tune-up, synchronization, synchronisation, synchronizing, synchronising, voicing, shakedown, cost-of-living allowance, depreciation allowance, deduction, discount, seasonal adjustment, acclimatization, acclimatisation, acclimation, dedifferentiation, domestication, specialization, specialisation, differentiation

 

Derivational Morphology: adjust, modify, change, alter, read, register, show, record, set, correct, fit, match, suit, accommodate, reconcile, conciliate, adapt, conform

 

Language Translations:
Danish: justering   Dutch: aanpassing  
Finnish: säätö   French: arèglement  
German: Anpassung   Greek: διευθέτηση  
Hebrew: כִּוּוּן   Interlingua: adjustamento  
Italian: adattamento   Japanese: 調整  
Polish: ustawienie   Portuguese: ajustamento  
Slovene: popravek   Spanish: ajuste  
Swedish: justering   Telugu: సర్దుబాటు  
 
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