1. [ noun ] making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
Synonyms: fitting accommodation
Related terms: improvement shakedown adapt fit adjust accommodate
2. [ noun ] the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
Synonyms: modification alteration
Related terms: change qualification tightening loosening adaptation accommodation tune adjust alter
3. [ noun ] the act of adjusting something to match a standard
Synonyms: readjustment registration
Related terms: calibration tune-up alignment voicing collimation temperament synchronization read
4. [ noun ] (biology) the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
Synonyms: adaptation
Related terms: organic_process specialization acclimatization dedifferentiation domestication adjust
5. [ noun ] (business) an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances
Synonyms: allowance

"an allowance for profit"

Related terms: recompense deduction seasonal_adjustment depreciation_allowance cost-of-living_allowance adjust
Similar spelling:   adjustor