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adjustment

noun

1 adjustment

Making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances.

synonyms: accommodation, fitting.

Roget 23: agreement; accord, accordance; unison, harmony; concord etc. 714; concordance, concert; understanding, mutual understanding.    conformity etc. ... show more

Roget 774: compromise, commutation, composition; middle term, mezzo termine [It]; compensation etc. 30; abatement of differences, adjustment, mutual concession.   

Roget 762: consent; assent etc. 488; acquiescence; approval etc. 931; compliance, agreement, concession; yieldance, yieldingness; accession, ... show more

Roget 673: preparation; providing etc. v.; provision, providence; anticipation etc. (foresight) 510; precaution, preconcertation, predisposition; ... show more

Roget 723: pacification, conciliation; reconciliation, reconcilement; shaking of hands, accommodation, arrangement, adjustment; terms, compromise; amnesty, deed of release.    peace offering; olive branch; ... show more

Dutch: afstemming
Polish: dostosowywanie, przystosowywanie



2 adjustment

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

synonyms: alteration, modification.

Dutch: modificatie, aanpassing, mutatie
Polish: modyfikacja

3 adjustment

The act of adjusting something to match a standard.

synonyms: readjustment, registration.

Roget 27: equality, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise; evenness, monotony, level.    equivalence; equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, ... show more

4 adjustment

The process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions).

synonyms: adaptation, adaption.

Dutch: aanpassing, accommodatie, adaptatie, assimilatie, modificatie
Polish: adaptacja

5 adjustment

An amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances.

synonym: allowance.

Dutch: toelage


Moby thesaurus: abatement of differences, about-face, acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accord, accordance, accustoming, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjusting, adjustive reaction, agreement, alignment, alteration, altering, amelioration, apostasy, arrangement ... show more.

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