adjust
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈdʒʌst/
Verb

adjust (adjusts, present participle adjusting; past and past participle adjusted)

  1. (transitive) To modify.
    Morimoto's recipes are adjusted to suit the American palate.
  2. (transitive) To improve or rectify.
    He adjusted his initial conclusion to reflect the new data.
  3. (transitive) To settle an insurance claim.
  4. (intransitive) To change to fit circumstances.
    Most immigrants adjust quickly to a new community.   She waited for her eyes to adjust to the darkness.
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