Adjust

All possible synonyms of the word Adjust as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Adjust

Definition

  • decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

Synonyms

  • adjust

Hypernyms

  • decide, settle, resolve, adjudicate: bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"

Adjust

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adjust

Hypernyms

  • adapt, accommodate: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose; "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

Adjust, conform, adapt

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • conform
  • adapt

Hypernyms

  • change: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

Hyponyms

  • readjust, readapt: adjust anew; "After moving back to America, he had to readjust"
  • readapt: adapt anew; "He readapted himself"
  • assimilate: become similar to one's environment; "Immigrants often want to assimilate quickly"
  • focus, focalize, focalise: become focussed or come into focus; "The light focused"
  • acclimatize, acclimatise, acclimate: get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"
  • match: be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match"
  • obey: be obedient to
  • square: cause to match, as of ideas or acts

Align, aline, line up, adjust

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • align
  • aline
  • line up
  • adjust

Hypernyms

  • reorient: set or arrange in a new or different determinate position; "Orient the house towards the South"

Hyponyms

  • address: adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
  • synchronize, synchronise: cause to indicate the same time or rate; "synchronize your watches"
  • realign, realine: align anew or better; "The surgeon realigned my jaw after the accident"
  • true, true up: make level, square, balanced, or concentric; "true up the cylinder of an engine"
  • collimate: adjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)
  • concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise, focus: bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions

Adjust, set, correct

Definition

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

Synonyms

  • adjust
  • set
  • correct

Hypernyms

  • change, alter, modify: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Hyponyms

  • proportion: adjust in size relative to other things
  • modulate: adjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
  • temper: adjust the pitch (of pianos)
  • tune, tune up: adjust the pitches of (musical instruments); "My piano needs to be tuned"
  • calibrate, graduate, fine-tune: make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"
  • tune, tune up: adjust for (better) functioning; "tune the engine"
  • time: adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
  • trim: adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  • zero, zero in: adjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun); "He zeroed in his rifle at 200 yards"
  • zero: adjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
  • readjust, reset: adjust again after an initial failure
  • attune: adjust or accustom to; bring into harmony with
  • time: regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
  • set: set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
  • regulate, modulate: fix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of; "regulate the temperature"; "modulate the pitch"
  • focus, focalize, focalise, sharpen: put (an image) into focus; "Please focus the image; we cannot enjoy the movie"
  • synchronize, synchronise, sync: make synchronous and adjust in time or manner; "Let's synchronize our efforts"
  • pressurize, pressurise: increase the pressure in or of; "The captain will pressurize the cabin for the passengers' comfort"
  • depressurize, depressurise, decompress: decrease the pressure of; "depressurize the cabin in the air plane"
  • match, fit: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater"
  • plumb: adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
  • align, ordinate, coordinate: bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"
  • harmonize, harmonise, reconcile: bring into consonance or accord; "harmonize one's goals with one's abilities"
  • linearize, linearise: make linear or get into a linear form; "a catalyst linearizes polyethylene"
  • justify: adjust the spaces between words; "justify the margins"
  • citify: accustom to urban ways; "Immigration will citify the country?"

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