|1.||[ verb ] alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard|
"Adjust the clock, please" "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
|Related terms:||change correct regulate set calibrate match harmonize focus tune synchronize attune align pressurize zero time readjust zero depressurize temper trim lubricate plumb time tune citify linearize justify modulate proportion adjustment|
|2.||[ verb ] get accustomed or used (to something)|
"We never adapted to life in the U.S."
|Related terms:||change acclimatize|
|3.||[ verb ] adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions|
"We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
|Related terms:||change obey readjust assimilate square readapt acclimatize focus match adjustment adaptation|
|4.||[ verb ] place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel|
|Synonyms:||align line_up aline|
"align the car with the curb" "align the sheets of paper on the table"
|Related terms:||skew change_orientation realign concenter address true synchronise collimate alignment|
|5.||[ verb ] make correspondent or conformable|
"Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
|Related terms:||adapt alteration|
|6.||[ verb ] decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim|
|Related terms:||decide allowance|