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Definition of 'adjust'


  1. 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: set correct
  2. 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
  3. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
       Synonyms: conform adapt
  4. make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"
  5. decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

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