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ad·just / əˈjəst/ • v. 1. [tr.] alter or move (something) slightly in order to achieve the desired fit, appearance, or result: he smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie. ∎  [intr.] permit small alterations or movements so as to allow a desired fit, appearance, or result to be achieved: a harness that adjusts to the correct fit. ∎  [intr.] adapt or become used to a new situation: she must be allowed to grieve and to adjust in her own way his eyes had adjusted to semidarkness. 2. [tr.] assess (loss or damages) when settling an insurance claim. DERIVATIVES: ad·just·a·bil·i·ty / əˌjəstəˈbilitē/ n. ad·just·a·ble adj. ad·just·er n. ad·just·ment n.

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ADJUST

To settle or arrange; to free from differences or discrepancies. To bring to a satisfactory state so that parties are agreed, as to adjust amount of loss by fire or controversy regarding property or estate. To bring to proper relations. To determine and apportion an amount due. The term is sometimes used in the sense of pay, when used in reference to a liquidated claim. Determination of an amount to be paid to insured by insurer to cover loss or damage sustained.

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adjust XVII. — F. †adjuster (mod. ajuster), f. juste JUST.
So adjustment XVII.

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