Definitions for adjustəˈdʒʌst
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word adjust
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"
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"
adjust, conform, adapt(verb)
adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
"We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
make correspondent or conformable
"Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
Morimoto's recipes are adjusted to suit the American palate.
To improve or rectify.
He adjusted his initial conclusion to reflect the new data.
To settle an insurance claim.
Origin: From adjuster, from ad + iustus
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
to put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system
to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted
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 Terms
An order to the observer or spotter to initiate an adjustment on a designated target.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'adjust' in Verbs Frequency: #590
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The system can adjust very quickly.
They are trying to adjust. It won’t work.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
My expectation is that they'll give us some time to adjust.
We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
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Translations for adjust
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- приспособявам, оправям, нагласявамBulgarian
- anpassen, berichtigenGerman
- ρυθμίζω, προσαρμόζω, διευθετώGreek
- ajustar, adaptar, arreglar, regularSpanish
- korvata, muuttaa, sopeutua, muokata, sopeuttaa, mukauttaaFinnish
- regolare, adeguare, adattareItalian
- aanpassen, herzien, verbeteren, verstellenDutch
- justere, korrigere, stilleNorwegian
- poprawić, dostosowywać, dostosowaćPolish
- ajusta, potrivi, reglaRomanian
- подстроить, отрегулировать, подстраивать, регулировать, настраивать, настроитьRussian
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