Definition of adjust
- alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please", "correct the alignment of the front wheels". Synonyms: correct, set.
- 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". Synonyms: align, aline, line up. Antonyms: skew.
- adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation". Synonyms: adapt, conform.
- make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness".
- decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim.
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Words nearby adjust
Rhymes with adjust
antitrust, bust, combust, crust, cussed, disgust, distrust, dust, encrust, entrust, gust, incrust, just, lust, mistrust, must, nonplussed, readjust, robust, rust.
Start with adjust
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End with adjust
preadjust, readjust, misadjust.