readjust


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re·ad·just

 (rē′ə-jŭst′)
tr.v. re·ad·just·ed, re·ad·just·ing, re·ad·justs
To adjust or arrange again.

re′ad·just′er n.
re′ad·just′ment n.

readjust

(ˌriːəˈdʒʌst)
vb
to adjust or adapt (oneself or something) again, esp after an initial failure
ˌreadˈjustable adj
ˌreadˈjuster n
ˌreadˈjustment n

re•ad•just

(ˌri əˈdʒʌst)

v.t., v.i.
to adjust again or anew; rearrange.
[1735–45]
re`ad•just′a•ble, adj.
re`ad•just′ment, n.

readjust


Past participle: readjusted
Gerund: readjusting

Imperative
readjust
readjust
Present
I readjust
you readjust
he/she/it readjusts
we readjust
you readjust
they readjust
Preterite
I readjusted
you readjusted
he/she/it readjusted
we readjusted
you readjusted
they readjusted
Present Continuous
I am readjusting
you are readjusting
he/she/it is readjusting
we are readjusting
you are readjusting
they are readjusting
Present Perfect
I have readjusted
you have readjusted
he/she/it has readjusted
we have readjusted
you have readjusted
they have readjusted
Past Continuous
I was readjusting
you were readjusting
he/she/it was readjusting
we were readjusting
you were readjusting
they were readjusting
Past Perfect
I had readjusted
you had readjusted
he/she/it had readjusted
we had readjusted
you had readjusted
they had readjusted
Future
I will readjust
you will readjust
he/she/it will readjust
we will readjust
you will readjust
they will readjust
Future Perfect
I will have readjusted
you will have readjusted
he/she/it will have readjusted
we will have readjusted
you will have readjusted
they will have readjusted
Future Continuous
I will be readjusting
you will be readjusting
he/she/it will be readjusting
we will be readjusting
you will be readjusting
they will be readjusting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been readjusting
you have been readjusting
he/she/it has been readjusting
we have been readjusting
you have been readjusting
they have been readjusting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been readjusting
you will have been readjusting
he/she/it will have been readjusting
we will have been readjusting
you will have been readjusting
they will have been readjusting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been readjusting
you had been readjusting
he/she/it had been readjusting
we had been readjusting
you had been readjusting
they had been readjusting
Conditional
I would readjust
you would readjust
he/she/it would readjust
we would readjust
you would readjust
they would readjust
Past Conditional
I would have readjusted
you would have readjusted
he/she/it would have readjusted
we would have readjusted
you would have readjusted
they would have readjusted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.readjust - adjust anew; "After moving back to America, he had to readjust"
adapt, conform, adjust - adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
2.readjust - adjust again after an initial failure
adjust, correct, set - alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
Translations
ليَعتاد على شَيئ من جَديد
přizpůsobit
omstille sigtilpasse sig
újra hozzáigazít
aîlaga aî nÿju, venjast aftur
iš naujo prisitaikytiprisitaikymas iš naujo
pielāgoties, pierast
tekrar uyum sağlamakyeniden alışmak

readjust

[ˈriːəˈdʒʌst]
A. VTreajustar
B. VIreajustarse

readjust

[ˌriːəˈdʒʌst]
vt (= revise) [+ expectations, thinking] → revoir
[+ instrument] → réajuster
[+ position] → réajuster
vi [person] → se réadapter
to readjust to sth → se réadapter à qch

readjust

vt instrument, mechanismneu einstellen; (= correct)nachstellen; prices, salaryanpassen, neu regeln; opinionkorrigieren
visich neu or wieder anpassen (→ to an +acc), → sich neu or wieder einstellen (→ to auf +acc)

readjust

[ˌriːəˈdʒʌst]
1. vtregolare (di nuovo)
2. vi (person) to readjust (to)riadattarsi (a)

readjust

(riːəˈdʒast) verb
(with to) to get used again to (something one has not experienced for a time). Some soldiers find it hard to readjust to civilian life when they leave the army.
ˌreaˈdjustment noun
References in classic literature ?
Evidently it was no less difficult for him to readjust his preconceived conclusions than it is for most human beings; but finally the idea percolated--which it might never have done had he been a man, or I might qualify that statement by saying had he been some men.
He had so definitely decided on the course he meant to pursue that for the moment he could not readjust his thoughts.
I turned frantically to the Time Machine, and strove hard to readjust it.
A few hours ago Trent was looking forward to his evening with the keenest pleasure - now he was dazed - he could not readjust his point of view to the new conditions.
These plugs still existed; they had only to readjust them and replace the movable disc; every piece, easy to handle, as their weight was now scarcely felt, was quickly mounted.
The problem these gentlemen had to solve was to readjust the proportion between their wants and their income; and since wants are not easily starved to death, the simpler method appeared to be to raise their income.
It was as though one of the party had paused to readjust a sandal and the others merely waited until he was ready to march on again.
As the machine came back to an even keel, and he knew that he was now wholly in the invisible stream, he readjusted the wing-tips, rapidly away from him during the several moments of his discomfiture.
The wild men made peace between them, and with great dexterity readjusted and fixed the boards of the castle, and the damsel once more ensconced herself within; and with this the dance wound up, to the great enjoyment of the beholders.
All the time the story was being told she sat upright, glancing now at her beautiful round arm, altered in shape by its pressure on the table, now at her still more beautiful bosom, on which she readjusted a diamond necklace.
He cast a glance of tenderness and admiration into the interior of the precious pouch, readjusted his toilet, rubbed up his boots, dusted his poor half sleeves, all gray with ashes, whistled an air, indulged in a sportive pirouette, looked about to see whether there were not something more in the cell to take, gathered up here and there on the furnace some amulet in glass which might serve to bestow, in the guise of a trinket, on Isabeau la Thierrye, finally pushed open the door which his brother had left unfastened, as a last indulgence, and which he, in his turn, left open as a last piece of malice, and descended the circular staircase, skipping like a bird.
After dressing the unfortunate man's wounds, I readjusted the bandages on his head, and turned to Captain Nemo.