Definition of adjust :
1. To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope.
2. 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.
3. To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system.
4. To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.
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compensate (part of speech: verb)
compromise (part of speech: verb)
change (part of speech: verb)
correct (part of speech: verb)
recompense (part of speech: verb)
order (part of speech: verb)
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- It would cost very little to adjust the novel in this way to any season. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- Tod instantly began to adjust himself. - "Bull Hunter", Max Brand.
- Wait till you've tried to adjust something, as you say, with John, and have had him tell you what you think until you believe you do. - "Mary Wollaston", Henry Kitchell Webster.