Adjusted

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

adjusted \adjusted\ adjective

1. 1 accommodated to certain requirements

Syn: regulated [WordNet 1.5]

2. 1 having become accustomed [to surroundings, a situation. etc.] [Narrower terms: {oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated ]

Syn: familiarized [WordNet 1.5]

3. 1 (Music) so tuned as to allow modulation into other keys [Narrower terms: {tempered (vs. untempered)}]

Syn: tuned [WordNet 1.5]

4. adjusted to produce a clear image; -- of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) [Narrower terms: {focused (vs. unfocused), focussed ] WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adjust \Ad*just"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Adjusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjusting}.] [OF. ajuster, ajoster (whence F. ajouter to add), LL. adjuxtare to fit; fr. L. ad + juxta near; confused later with L. ad and justus just, right, whence F. ajuster to adjust. See {Just}, verb (used with an object) and cf. {Adjute}.]

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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

adjusted

adjective

1: altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation; "an adjusted insurance claim"; "the car runs more smoothly with the timing adjusted" [ant: {unadjusted}]

2: adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability [ant: {maladjusted}]

3: having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment [syn: {adjusted}, {familiarized}, {familiarised}]

4: (especially of garments) having the fit or style adjusted; "for my wedding I had my mother's wedding dress altered to fit me"


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