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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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The department said that it was looking into complaints that some adjustors were charging fees of up to 50 percent of the insurance settlements that they help to secure for clients.