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Definition of Adjust

Adjust

  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.
  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.

Adjust Quotations

I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. - Jimmy Dean
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Confucius

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Dolly Parton

There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint.
Denis Diderot

We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
Jimmy Carter
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Adjust Translations

adjust in Afrikaans is verstel
adjust in Dutch is aanpassen, afstemmen, adapteren
adjust in French is braquer, rectifier, adapter, ajustons, correction
adjust in German is stellen, berichtigen, einstellen
adjust in Italian is emendare, correggere
adjust in Latin is adapto
adjust in Norwegian is instille
adjust in Portuguese is ajuste
adjust in Spanish is colocar, corregir, adaptar, ajustar, acomodar

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