Definition of Adjustment in English :

Define Adjustment in English

Adjustment meaning in English

Meaning of Adjustment in English

Pronunciation of Adjustment in English

Adjustment pronunciation in English

Pronounce Adjustment in English


see synonyms of adjustment


1. accommodation, adjustment, fitting

making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

2. adjustment, alteration, modification

the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

3. adjustment, readjustment, registration

the act of adjusting something to match a standard

4. adaptation, adaption, adjustment

the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

5. adjustment, allowance

an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

Example Sentences:
'an allowance for profit'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of adjustment
the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted
a control for regulating
the adjustment for volume is beside the speaker

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see synonyms of adjustment
an adjusting or being adjusted
a means or device by which parts are adjusted to one another
the adjustment on a micrometer
the settlement of how much is to be paid in cases of loss or claim, as by insurance
a lowering of price, as of damaged or soiled goods

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of adjustment
1. The act of adjusting or the state of being adjusted.
2. A means of adjusting.
3. Settlement of a debt or claim.
4. A modification, fluctuation, or correction: made an adjustment on the telephone bill; an adjustment in the consumer price index.

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