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Synonyms of adjust

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1. adjust, set, correct, change, alter, modify

usage: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

2. align, aline, line up, adjust, reorient

usage: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"

3. adjust, conform, adapt, change

usage: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

4. adjust, adapt, accommodate

usage: make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the darkness"

5. adjust, decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate

usage: decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

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