1. v приводить в порядок; улаживать; разрешать

to adjust preliminaries — договориться о предварительных условиях

to adjust accounts — приводить книги в порядок

2. v приспособлять; пригонять, прилаживать

you should adjust your expenditure to your income — деньги следует тратить в соответствии с доходами;

3. v согласовывать, подгонять

freshmen soon adjust to school life — новички быстро привыкают к школе

some wild beasts never adjust to life in a zoo — некоторые дикие животные никак не приживаются в зоопарках

he adjusted himself very quickly to the heat of the country — он быстро привык к жаркому климату этой страны

to adjust the telescope to the eye — отрегулировать телескоп по глазам

4. v воен. корректировать

to adjust fire — корректировать огонь

adjust to current prices — корректировать в соответствии с текущими ценами

5. v устанавливать сумму, выплачиваемую по страховому полису

adjust a difference — уладить спор

adjust balance beam — устанавливать гимнастическое бревно

Синонимический ряд:
1. adapt (verb) acclimate; acclimatise; accommodate; accustom; adapt; conform; fashion; fit; order; proportion; quadrate; square; suit; tailor; tailor-make
2. habituate (verb) addict; confirm in; devote to; habituate; take to
3. regulate (verb) alter; calibrate; change; correct; modify; redress; regulate
4. set (verb) attune; fix; set; tune; tune up
5. settle (verb) accord; arrange; balance; calculate; determine; reconcile; rectify; settle
Антонимический ряд:
confuse; derange; disarrange; discompose; dislocate; dismember; disorder; disturb; maintain; resist; scatter; upset

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Смотреть что такое "adjust" в других словарях:

  • adjust — 1 Adjust, regulate, fix share the meaning to set right or to rights. Adjust implies modification to meet a need. To adjust a thing one brings it by some change into its exact or proper position or condition or into its right relationship with… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • adjust — ad·just vt 1 a: to determine the amount to be paid under an insurance policy in settlement of (a loss) b: to make new arrangements with creditors for the payment of (the debts of a debtor in bankruptcy) 2: to calculate in accordance with a system …   Law dictionary

  • adjust — ad‧just [əˈdʒʌst] verb [transitive] 1. to make small changes to something in order to correct or improve it: • Their monthly repayments are adjusted once a year. 2. seasonally adjusted ACCOUNTING seasonally adjusted figures have been changed… …   Financial and business terms

  • Adjust — Ad*just , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adjusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adjusting}.] [OF. ajuster, ajoster (whence F. ajouter to add), LL. adjuxtare to fit; fr. L. ad + juxta near; confused later with L. ad and justus just, right, whence F. ajuster to adjust …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjust — Three new uses of this verb entered the language in the 20c: 1. Intransitive, with or without to: to adapt oneself to something • (She seemed to have adjusted to her new status with little difficulty L. Niven, 1983 • She needs time to adjust S.… …   Modern English usage

  • adjust — [ə just′] vt. [ME ajusten < OFr ajoster, to join < a , to + joster (see JOUST); infl. by OFr juste < L justus, JUST1] 1. to change so as to fit, conform, make suitable, etc. 2. to make accurate by regulating [to adjust a watch] 3. to… …   English World dictionary

  • adjust — [v1] become or make prepared, adapted acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, alter, arrange, compose, conform, dispose, do as Romans do*, doctor*, fiddle with*, fine tune, fit, fix, fix up, get act together*, get it together*, grin and bear… …   New thesaurus

  • adjust — (v.) late 14c., ajusten, to correct, remedy; reborrowed by c.1600 in sense arrange, settle, compose, from M.Fr. adjuster, O.Fr. ajouter to join (12c.), from L.L. adjuxtare to bring near, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + juxta next, related to …   Etymology dictionary

  • adjust — ► VERB 1) alter slightly so as to achieve a desired result. 2) become used to a new situation. 3) assess (loss or damages) when settling an insurance claim. DERIVATIVES adjustability noun adjustable adjective adjuster noun adjustment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • adjust — 01. It has taken me a long time to [adjust] to life in North America. 02. Jack had difficulty [adjusting] to life on his own after his wife passed away. 03. My ski bindings are loose. I think I should [adjust] them before I go skiing again. 04.… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • adjust */*/ — UK [əˈdʒʌst] / US verb Word forms adjust : present tense I/you/we/they adjust he/she/it adjusts present participle adjusting past tense adjusted past participle adjusted 1) a) [transitive] to change something slightly in order to make it better,… …   English dictionary

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