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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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He had almost emerged from the shadow of the arcade into the full light of the flare and the approaching men were but a few yards from him, when he suddenly kneeled and pretended to adjust the wrappings of his sandals--wrappings, which, by the way, he was not at all sure that he had adjusted as their makers had intended them to be adjusted.
MagneRide adjusts the damping force at each corner of the vehicle in reaction to inputs from the road.
Figures 7 and 8 show how the scanner adjusts its exposure time depending upon the color and reflectivity of the material.
The GDC system measures the loss in weight of material in the hopper continuously and then adjusts the line speed or screw speed.
The number of time zones you cross also can affect how rapidly your body adjusts.
Fitch adjusts Eletropaulo's EBITDA to reach a figure that provides a better indication of cash flow.
Equity Inns further adjusts FFO for losses on impairment of hotels, prepayment penalties on extinguishment of debt and other non-cash or unusual items.
Psychologically, the brain adjusts colors so that they seem to be correct under any light source.
AmREIT further adjusts FFO by adding back non-cash charges to earnings related to the issuance of stock in conjunction with the payment of deferred merger costs, resulting in its adjusted FFO.
Pool 1 consists of conventional, fully amortizing residential mortgage loans, substantially all of which have a fixed interest rate for the first five years from the date of origination, after which the rate adjusts semi-annually.