Definitions for adjustəˈdʒʌst

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. adjust, set, correct(verb)

    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

    "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

  2. align, aline, line up, adjust(verb)

    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"

  3. adjust, conform, adapt(verb)

    adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

    "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

  4. adjust(verb)

    make correspondent or conformable

    "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"

  5. adjust(verb)

    decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. adjust(Verb)

    To modify.

    Morimoto's recipes are adjusted to suit the American palate.

  2. adjust(Verb)

    To improve or rectify.

    He adjusted his initial conclusion to reflect the new data.

  3. adjust(Verb)

    To settle an insurance claim.

  4. Origin: From adjuster, from ad + iustus

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Adjust(verb)

    to make exact; to fit; to make correspondent or conformable; to bring into proper relations; as, to adjust a garment to the body, or things to a standard

  2. Adjust(verb)

    to put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system

  3. Adjust(verb)

    to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted

  4. Adjust(verb)

    to bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. adjust

    An order to the observer or spotter to initiate an adjustment on a designated target.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'adjust' in Verbs Frequency: #590


Translations for adjust

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  • приспособявам, оправям, нагласявамBulgarian
  • upravitCzech
  • addasuWelsh
  • anpassen, berichtigenGerman
  • ρυθμίζω, προσαρμόζω, διευθετώGreek
  • alĝustigiEsperanto
  • ajustar, adaptar, arreglar, regularSpanish
  • korvata, muuttaa, sopeutua, muokata, sopeuttaa, mukauttaaFinnish
  • ajusterFrench
  • ceartaighIrish
  • regolare, adeguare, adattareItalian
  • 調整Japanese
  • aanpassen, herzien, verbeteren, verstellenDutch
  • justere, korrigere, stilleNorwegian
  • poprawić, dostosowywać, dostosowaćPolish
  • ajustarPortuguese
  • ajusta, potrivi, reglaRomanian
  • подстроить, отрегулировать, подстраивать, регулировать, настраивать, настроитьRussian

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