Definition of adjustment:
- Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set- off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.
- The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.
- 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.
version, margin, alignment, try-on, alteration, derangement, organization, appointment, leeway, standardization, regulation, trying on, adaption, fixing, improvement, share, acclimation, alleviation, arrangement, modification, valuation reserve, fitting, qualifying, adaptation, valuation account, limiting, disturbance, orientation, tweak, pay, conformance, conformation, registration, payment, apportionment, allotment, allowance account, mending, benefit, repairing, acclimatization, enrolment, accommodation, readjustment, enrollment, stake, allowance, tolerance.
- changes (part of speech: noun)
- change (part of speech: noun)
- compensation (part of speech: noun)
- compromise (part of speech: noun)
- restitution (part of speech: noun)
Martin, satisfied with the general respects and consideration with which he found himself surrounded, accepted life placidly enough; perhaps he had been disturbed by the advent of the letter, perhaps he was willing to let the question of an adjustment between Cherry and himself rest.- "Sisters", Kathleen Norris.
The mere announcement that the author of " Race Adjustment," " Out of the House of Bondage," and " The Disgrace of Democracy" is to present a history of the Negro in the great world conflict, is sufficient to arouse expectancy among the wide circle of readers who eagerly await anything that flows from his pen.- "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
117. " However, the proper mixture of light and shade, in such compositions; the exact adjustment of all the figurative circumstances with the literal sense; have ever been considered as points of great nicety."- "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.