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(1):

(v. t.) To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.

(2):

(v. t.) To make exact; to fit; to make correspondent or conformable; to bring into proper relations; as, to adjust a garment to the body, or things to a standard.

(3):

(v. t.) To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system.

(4):

(v. t.) To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Adjust'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​a/adjust.html. 1828.
 
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