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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

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke

At 20, I realized that I could not possibly adjust to a feminine role as conceived by my father and asked him permission to engage in a professional career. In eight months I filled my gaps in Latin, Greek and mathematics, graduated from high school, and entered medical school in Turin.
Rita Levi-Montalcini

Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
Ban Ki-moon
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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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