adjust

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Verb[change]

Plain form
adjust

Third-person singular
adjusts

Past tense
adjusted

Past participle
adjusted

Present participle
adjusting

  1. (transitive) If you adjust something, you change it a little so that it fits or works better.
    I had to adjust the cupboard door so that is would close easily.
  2. (intransitive) If you adjust, you change the way you behave or think to suit a new situation.
    I had to adjust to the way of living here.
    They found it hard adjusting to life in a new country.