Synonyms for adjust

Synonyms for (verb) adjust

Synonyms: conform, adapt, adjust

Definition: adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

Usage: We must adjust to the bad economic situation

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: adjust, correct, set

Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: adjust

Definition: make correspondent or conformable

Usage: Adjust your eyes to the darkness

Similar words: accommodate, adapt

Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country


Synonyms: line up, align, aline, adjust

Definition: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

Usage: align the car with the curb; align the sheets of paper on the table

Similar words: reorient

Definition: set or arrange in a new or different determinate position

Usage: Orient the house towards the South


Synonyms: adjust

Definition: decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

Similar words: settle, decide, adjudicate, resolve

Definition: bring to an end; settle conclusively

Usage: The case was decided; The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff; The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance