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/əˈjəst/,
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adjusts, 3rd person singular present; adjusted, past participle; adjusting, present participle; adjusted, past tense;
  1. Alter or move (something) slightly in order to achieve the desired fit, appearance, or result
    • - he smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie
    • - the interest rate should be adjusted for inflation
  2. Permit small alterations or movements so as to allow a desired fit, appearance, or result to be achieved
    • - a harness that adjusts to the correct fit
  3. Adapt or become used to a new situation
    • - she must be allowed to grieve and to adjust in her own way
    • - his eyes had adjusted to semidarkness
  4. Assess (loss or damages) when settling an insurance claim


  1. 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: 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. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
  4. make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
  5. decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
  6. (adjusted) altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation; "an adjusted insurance claim"; "the car runs more smoothly with the timing adjusted"
  7. (Adjustment (law)) In law, the term adjustment may appear in varied contexts, as a synonym for terms with unrelated definitions: Adjust: quoting BALLENTINE'S LAW DICTIONARY Copyright (c) 1969 Lexis Law Publishing, a division of Reed Elsevier, plc. #. ...
  8. To modify; To improve or rectify; To settle an insurance claim
  9. (adjustment) a small change; a minor correction; a modification; The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment
  10. (Adjusted) Said of a watch if it has been tested and rated in various positions. These positions may include dial up, dial down, crown right, crown left, crown up, and crown down positions. ...
  11. (ADJUSTED) BASIC PAY — is the maximum adjusted rate of basic pay after taking into account all pay caps that may be applicable.
  12. (ADJUSTED) Generally denotes a statistic that has been altered to reflect normalization to a league average or home park factor.  Stats that are normalized include Batting Average, Batting Runs, Runs Created, On Base Percentage, Slugging Average, Earned Run Average, OPS and Pitcher Runs.
  13. (Adjusted) Derived from Latin ad justus, meaning just right. Adjusted to compensate for temperature, positions, and isochronism.
  14. (Adjusted) Emotional adjustment.  Having achieved a state where one is relatively stable and emotional responses are within a typical range.
  15. (Adjusted) Term applied to watch movements and some small clock movements to indicate that they have been corrected for various errors, such as isochronism, temperature, and positions.
  16. (Adjusted) Usage is determined by an actual reading in person performed after an estimated read to make sure the estimated read was accurate. The adjusted read may occur close to the time of the estimated read, or it may occur at the next month's regular meter read date.
  17. As reported adjusted for items affecting comparability, changes in exchange rates and acquisitions/divestments.
  18. (Adjusting) The process of investigating and settling losses with or by an insurance carrier.
  19. (Adjusting) A change that a player makes to the way they roll in order to improve their game. Adjustments can include anything from a change in technique, to the use of different equipment. See "ARSE".
  20. (Adjusting) The process of investigating an alleged loss and determining whether a claim should be paid.
  21. (Adjusting) adaptation of one part into another within a mechanical assembly, such as a checking fixture. It is done according to the assembly manufacturing tolerances, and takes as a reference an axis or a hole of the assembly. ...
  22. (Adjustment) A form of manipulation, where the application of force is of a high velocity, low amplitude thrust. This type of manipulation can be likened to quickly pulling an apple off of a branch to obtain the specific apple, as opposed to pulling the apple slowly and obtaining multiple apples.
  23. (Adjustment) The process of arriving at an amount of settlement in a claim.
  24. (adjustment) a modification made upon a dental prosthesis after it has been completed and inserted into the mouth.
  25. An adjustment is initiated by the acquirer to correct a processing error. The error could be a duplication of a transaction or the result of a cardholder dispute. The acquirer debits or credits the merchant DDA account for the dollar amount of the adjustment.