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Definition of 'adjustment'

Noun

  1. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
       Synonyms: accommodation fitting
  2. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
       Synonyms: alteration modification
  3. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
       Synonyms: registration readjustment
  4. the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
       Synonyms: adaptation adaption
  5. an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
       Synonyms: allowance


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