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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adjuster - one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlementadjuster - one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement
investigator - someone who investigates
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Translations

adjuster

[əˈdʒʌstəʳ] N
1. (= device) → ajustador m, tensor m
2.
see loss B
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adjuster

n (Insur) → (Schadens)sachverständige(r) mf
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References in classic literature ?
The little old gentleman was the active spirit of the place, the adjuster of all differences, the promoter of all merry-makings, the dispenser of his friend's bounty, and of no small charity of his own besides; the universal mediator, comforter, and friend.
Yet such a leveller of emotions and an adjuster of disparate dispositions is Time that when they rounded their fourth year, Martin viewed his life, with a few reservations, as fairly satisfactory.
Individuals wanting to become insurance claims investigators will now need an endorsement coming from either the Association of Philippine Adjustment Companies (APAC) or Philippine Institute of Loss Adjusters (PILA), the government regulator said.
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As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Texas in August last year, teams of adjusters mobilized to the cities closest to the storm's expected path of destruction.
However, these capabilities do not remove the need for knowledgeable and rigorous claims adjusters.
Many states require adjusters to be licensed in order to practice there.
As jobs in the insurance industry go, claims adjusters have a pretty important role to play.
Rockville, MD, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Harvey Goodman, SPPA, President and CEO of Goodman-Gable-Gould/Adjusters International (GGG/AI), the nation's leading public adjusting company, was named the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) "Person of the Year." Harvey received this award on Friday, December 11th, 2015, at a NAPIA meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Xactimate tracks the losses from five primary sources: contractors, independent adjusters, mitigation providers, specialty providers and staff adjusters.