ALL meanings of adjustment

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  • noun adjustment a control for regulating 3
  • noun adjustment an adjusting or being adjusted 3
  • noun adjustment a means or device by which parts are adjusted to one another 3
  • noun adjustment the settlement of how much is to be paid in cases of loss or claim, as by insurance 3
  • noun adjustment a lowering of price, as of damaged or soiled goods 3
  • countable noun adjustment An adjustment is a small change that is made to something such as a machine or a way of doing something. 3
  • countable noun adjustment An adjustment is a change in a person's behaviour or thinking. 3
  • noun adjustment the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted 3
  • noun adjustment the act of adjusting; adaptation to a particular condition, position, or purpose. 1
  • noun adjustment the state of being adjusted; orderly relation of parts or elements. 1
  • noun adjustment a device, as a knob or lever, for adjusting: the adjustments on a television set. 1
  • noun adjustment the act of bringing something into conformity with external requirements: the adjustment of one's view of reality. 1
  • noun adjustment harmony achieved by modification or change of a position: They worked out an adjustment of their conflicting ideas. 1
  • noun adjustment Sociology. a process of modifying, adapting, or altering individual or collective patterns of behavior so as to bring them into conformity with other such patterns, as with those provided by a cultural environment. 1
  • noun adjustment Insurance. the act of ascertaining the amount of indemnity that the party insured is entitled to receive under the policy, and of settling the claim. 1
  • noun adjustment a settlement of a disputed account or claim. 1
  • noun adjustment a change or concession, as in price or other terms, in view of minor defect or the like. 1
  • noun adjustment change 1
  • noun adjustment sb: adapting 1
  • noun adjustment A small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result. 1
  • noun adjustment The action of adjusting something. 0
  • noun adjustment The result of adjusting something; a small change; a minor correction; a modification or alteration. 0
  • noun adjustment The settling or balancing of a financial account. 0
  • noun adjustment The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment. 0
  • noun adjustment The assessment, by an insurance company, of a claim; the settlement of such a claim. 0
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