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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.

adjust

(Regulate), verb accommodare, accommodate, adapt, aptare, attemper, balance, calibrate, coordinate, essablish equilibrium, even, methodize, moderate, normalize, reset, restore equilibrium, stabilize, standardize, strike a balance, systematize, temper, tune
Associated concepts: adjust differences, adjusted, adjusted cost basis, adjusted gross income

adjust

(Resolve), verb accord, amend, arrange, bring to agreement, change, clarify, complete, conclude, correct, curb, emendate, fix, mitigate, rectify, remedy, set, settle, solve, treat
Associated concepts: adjust a claim
See also: accommodate, adapt, alter, amend, apply, arrange, attune, change, check, compromise, conform, coordinate, decide, defray, discharge, emend, fix, inure, liquidate, mediate, mitigate, modify, naturalize, orchestrate, organize, pay, perform, reconcile, rectify, redress, refund, remedy, repair, restrain, settle, stipulate, transform
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It can be used to adjust the vehicle's dive, squat, and roll rates by adjusting the shock absorbers' damping rates individually, or in pairs.
In order to adjust the system to material that varies in size and shape, the system must be flexible and quickly recalibrated.
Households borrow and lend in banking and capital markets to adjust for discrepancies between actual income and average expected income.
Film makers typically calculate the percentage of shrink or stretch and then adjust the line at the next run.
Equity Inns uses FFO per share as a measure of performance to adjust for certain non-cash expenses such as depreciation and amortization because historical cost accounting for real estate assets implicitly assumes that the value of real estate assets diminishes predictably over time.
Tungsten - Adjusts the white balance as a general setting for the color of indoor light bulbs, which are usually classified as "tungsten bulbs.
Pool 3 consists of conventional, fully amortizing residential mortgage loans, substantially all of which have a fixed interest rate for the first three years from the date of origination, after which the rate adjusts semi-annually or annually.