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ad·just

 (ə-jŭst′)
v. ad·just·ed, ad·just·ing, ad·justs
v.tr.
1.
a. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition: adjust the timing of a car's engine; adjust a hearing aid to amplify lower frequencies.
b. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else: adjusted the schedule to allow for everyone's vacation plans; adjusted the old monetary figures to account for inflation. See Synonyms at adapt.
2. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
3. To decide how much is to be paid on (an insurance claim).
v.intr.
To become adapted or accustomed, as to a new situation: Have you adjusted to working with your new colleagues?

[Obsolete French adjuster, from Old French ajoster, from Vulgar Latin *adiūxtāre, to put close to : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin iūxtā, near; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·just′a·ble adj.
ad·just′a·bly adv.
ad·just′er, ad·jus′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adjustable - capable of being changed so as to match or fitadjustable - capable of being changed so as to match or fit; "adjustable seat belts"
adaptable - capable of adapting (of becoming or being made suitable) to a particular situation or use; "to succeed one must be adaptable"; "the frame was adaptable to cloth bolts of different widths"
2.adjustable - capable of being regulatedadjustable - capable of being regulated; "adjustable interest rates"
changeful, changeable - such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices"

adjustable

adjective alterable, flexible, adaptable, malleable, movable, tractable, modifiable, mouldable The bag has adjustable straps.

adjustable

adjective
Capable of adapting or being adapted:
Translations
قَابِلٌ لِلتَعْدِيلمُمْكِن تَعْدِيلَه أو ضَبْطَه
nastavitelnýpřizpůsobitelný
justerbarregulerbarindstillelig
säädettävä
prilagodljiv
állítható
stillanlegur, færanlegur
調整できる
조정할 수 있는
reglerbar
ปรับตัวได้
điều chỉnh được

adjustable

[əˈdʒʌstəbl]
A. ADJajustable, regulable
the date is adjustablepodemos cambiar la fecha
B. CPD adjustable spanner Nllave f inglesa

adjustable

[əˈdʒʌstəbəl] adj [strap, seat, shelf] → réglable; [steering] → réglable
The seats are fully adjustable → Les sièges sont entièrement réglables.adjustable spanner n (British)clé f universelle

adjustable

adj tool, angle, strap, shelf, chairverstellbar; heightverstellbar, regulierbar; shapeveränderlich, variabel; speed, temperatureregulierbar; tax, deadline, rate of production/repaymentbeweglich, flexibel; person, animal, plantanpassungsfähig; partitions make the shape of the office adjustabledurch Trennwände lässt sich die Form des Büros verändern

adjustable

[əˈdʒʌstəbl] adjregolabile
adjustable pliers → pinza $ regolabilefsg

adjust

(əˈdʒast) verb
1. (often with to) to change so as to make or be better suited. He soon adjusted to his new way of life.
2. to change (the position of, setting of). Adjust the setting of the alarm clock.
aˈdjustable adjective
able to be adjusted. This car has adjustable seats.
aˈdjustment noun

adjustable

قَابِلٌ لِلتَعْدِيل nastavitelný justerbar verstellbar προσαρμόσιμος ajustable säädettävä ajustable prilagodljiv regolabile 調整できる 조정할 수 있는 aanpasbaar justerbar regulowany ajustável регулируемый reglerbar ปรับตัวได้ ayarlanabilir điều chỉnh được 可调节的

adjustable

adj ajustable, regulable, graduable
References in classic literature ?
I was about to say fiercely: "The stirrups are adjustable," but thought it best to laugh with him.
Finally I invented a new Adjustable Post-hole, which I thought would make my fortune.
His was a fluid organism, swiftly adjustable, capable of flowing into and filling all sorts of nooks and crannies.
We have changed our name to Easy Rest Adjustable Sleep Systems to better reflect what it is we deliver to our customers with our products and our responsive service - an easy rest, at any time," said Jeffrey Mowrey, Easy Rest chief operating officer.
Also available are heavy-duty aluminum conveyors, which include options such as adjustable side rails, parts diverters, enclosures, sweep arms, specialized belting materials, discharge chutes and hoppers.
The 30-year fixed rate is not much higher than the five- or one-year adjustable rates.
Sales in the adjustable bed category have increased significantly, in step with the rest of our products," Nermon said.
SIG and Beretta offer fully adjustable sights only on their target autos; their service automatics, like those of Ruger, wear fixed sights.
In the adjustable mortgage category, one-year adjustables fell from 6.
7) But, because the rate is adjustable, the borrower is exposed to increasing interest expense should rates rise, subject to the allowed frequency of adjustment and the limitations of any annual and lifetime caps on the mortgage rate.
When Greenspan moves up the fed funds rate, the interest banks pay to borrow money from each other, interest charged for loans like adjustable mortgages move up too.
In the adjustable mortgage category one-year adjustables climbed from 7 percent to 7.