Adjust(v. t.) 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.
Adjust(v. t.) To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system.
Adjust(v. t.) To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.
Adjust(v. t.) To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope.
Adjustable(a.) Capable of being adjusted.
Adjusted(imp. & p. p.) of Adjust
Adjuster(n.) One who, or that which, adjusts.
Adjusting(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Adjust
Adjustive(a.) Tending to adjust.
Adjustment(n.) The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.
Adjustment(n.) Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.
Adjustment(n.) The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.
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