Adjust

Definition of Adjust

Ad`just´
v. t.1.To make exact; to fit; to make correspondent or conformable; to bring into proper relations; as, to adjust a garment to the body, or things to a standard.
[imp. & p. p. Adjusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adjusting.]
2.To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system.
Adjusting the orthography.
- Johnson.
3.To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.
4.To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope.

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