Definition of Adjustable in English :

Define Adjustable in English

Adjustable meaning in English

Meaning of Adjustable in English

Pronunciation of Adjustable in English

Adjustable pronunciation in English

Pronounce Adjustable in English


see synonyms of adjustable


1. adjustable

capable of being changed so as to match or fit

Example Sentences:
'adjustable seat belts'

2. adjustable

capable of being regulated

Example Sentences:
'adjustable interest rates'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adjustable
v. ad·just·ed, ad·just·ing, ad·justs
a. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition: adjust the timing of a car's engine; adjust a hearing aid to amplify lower frequencies.
b. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else: adjusted the schedule to allow for everyone's vacation plans; adjusted the old monetary figures to account for inflation. See Synonyms at adapt.
2. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
3. To decide how much is to be paid on (an insurance claim).
To become adapted or accustomed, as to a new situation: Have you adjusted to working with your new colleagues?

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