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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /əˈdʒʌst/
    • /əˈdʒʌst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /əˈdʒʌst/

Definitions of adjusting word

  • noun adjusting Alter or move (something) slightly in order to achieve the desired fit, appearance, or result. 1
  • noun adjusting Adjustment. 0
  • verb adjusting present participle of adjust. 0

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Parts of speech for Adjusting


adjusting popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

Synonyms for adjusting

adjective adjusting

  • compensating — to recompense for something: They gave him ten dollars to compensate him for his trouble.
  • regulatory — to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.: to regulate household expenses.
  • controlling — having or attempting to exert control
  • adaptive — Adaptive means having the ability or tendency to adapt to different situations.

noun adjusting

  • fixing — Informal. a position from which it is difficult to escape; predicament.

Antonyms for adjusting

adjective adjusting

  • maladaptive — of, relating to, or characterized by maladaptation or incomplete, inadequate, or faulty adaptation: The maladaptive behavior of isolated children was difficult to change.

Top questions with adjusting

  • which account would normally not require an adjusting entry?
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  • how to enter adjusting entries in quickbooks?
  • how to prepare adjusting entries from a trial balance?
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