ad·just /əˈʤəst/ 及物動詞
Ad·just v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adjusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adjusting.]
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.
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.
Syn: -- To adapt; suit; arrange; regulate; accommodate; set right; rectify; settle.
v 1: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a
standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the
alignment of the front wheels" [syn: set, correct]
2: 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" [syn: align, aline, line up] [ant: skew]
3: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We
must adjust to the bad economic situation" [syn: conform,
4: make correspondent or conformable; "Adjust your eyes to the
5: decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim