adjust differences


adjust differences
index agree (comply), agree (contract), arbitrate (conciliate), dicker

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  • 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 — [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 — /əˈdʒʌst / (say uh just) verb (t) 1. to fit, as one thing to another; make correspondent or conformable; adapt; accommodate: to adjust things to a standard. 2. to put in working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or position: to adjust an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • adjust — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. fix, adapt, true, regulate, straighten; settle, compensate; equalize, rate. See agreement, equality. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To bring into agreement] Syn. change, modify, alter, adapt, accommodate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • 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 — ad•just [[t]əˈdʒʌst[/t]] v. t. 1) to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income[/ex] 2) to put in working order or in a proper state or position: to adjust an instrument[/ex] 3)… …   From formal English to slang

  • adjust — /euh just /, v.t. 1. to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate: to adjust expenses to income. 2. to put in good working order; regulate; bring to a proper state or position: to adjust an instrument. 3. to …   Universalium

  • adjust — Synonyms and related words: abate, accept, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accommodate with, accord, accustom, adapt, adapt to, addict, adjust, adjust to, agree with, alter, ameliorate, arbitrate, arrange, arrange matters, assimilate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adjust — To settle or arrange; to free from differences or discrepancies. To bring to 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 settle.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adjust — To settle or arrange; to free from differences or discrepancies. To bring to 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 settle.… …   Black's law dictionary