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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 ?
Finally I invented a new Adjustable Post-hole, which I thought would make my fortune.
I was about to say fiercely: "The stirrups are adjustable," but thought it best to laugh with him.
His was a fluid organism, swiftly adjustable, capable of flowing into and filling all sorts of nooks and crannies.
Federal regulators from the FSLIC (Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation) have discovered that consumers are overpaying on their adjustable rate mortgages by more than $8 billion as a result of interest rate miscalculations.
This ingenious multi-desk has six 360rotating legs, each adjustable in 15 increments with push button auto-locking joints, for precise height and angle positioning.
Looking ahead 10 years, for example, the balance of the adjustable will be $389,356 compared to a balance on the fixed of $406,386.
It hides behind the ear, is lightweight, comfortable to wear and has adjustable volume and tone controls.
Light treatment company RxSight Inc reported on Thursday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the RxSight Light Adjustable Lens and the Light Delivery Device (LDD) for patients with pre-existing astigmatism of >= 0.75 diopters undergoing cataract surgery.
Smith & Wesson later sold several of their optional adjustable sighted second- and third-generation service pistols to police departments, but never as many as the fixed sight models.
The unique design of the adjustable door catch allows it to be stronger than traditional fixed door catch hardware.
A 10 year terra adjustable after 5 with a 25 year amortization schedule.
Developed by Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI), Chippewa Falls, Wis., the new Ultra-flow V feedblock has adjustable "combining planes" where the melt streams join the central flow channel.