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Synonyms for adjustment
əˈdʒʌst məntad·just·ment

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 4 votes

  1. adjustment, accommodation, fittingnoun

    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

    adaption, modification, appointment, readjustment, try-on, alteration, fitting, allowance, trying on, accommodation, registration, adaptation

  2. alteration, modification, adjustmentnoun

    the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

    modification, limiting, change, readjustment, qualifying, adaption, alteration, accommodation, revision, fitting, allowance, registration, adaptation

  3. adjustment, registration, readjustmentnoun

    the act of adjusting something to match a standard

    adaption, modification, readjustment, enrollment, alteration, enrolment, fitting, allowance, accommodation, registration, adaptation

  4. adaptation, adaption, adjustmentnoun

    the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

    adaption, accommodation, readjustment, modification, alteration, fitting, allowance, version, registration, adaptation

  5. allowance, adjustmentnoun

    an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

    "an allowance for profit"

    modification, accommodation, readjustment, leeway, allowance account, allowance, adaptation, alteration, adaption, valuation account, fitting, margin, registration, tolerance, valuation reserve

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. adjustmentnoun

    arrangement, adjusting, putting in order, putting in good trim, setting to rights

  2. adjustmentnoun

    regulation, setting, putting right

  3. adjustmentnoun

    settlement, reconciliation, pacification

  4. adjustmentnoun

    fitting, adapting, accommodation, making suitable or conformable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. adjustmentnoun

    adaptation, regulation, settlement

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  1. Russell Westbrook:

    For me, personally, it’s a big adjustment. You don’t know who’s playing and who’s out. Who’s starting and who’s not. Something I’m not accustomed to. But like I said, I make no excuses. I own whatever it is, play whoever is playing and try to make the best out of it.

  2. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff:

    The government knows that the adjustment is fundamental for Brazil, but that does not mean that social policies will not be maintained, the best example is that we are today sending Congress legislation to increase the value of the minimum wage.

  3. Anthony Simond:

    Bonds were up four or five points at the open and economic adjustment to currency regime, price controls, fuel subsidies could also be forthcoming.

  4. Jeff Currie:

    A substantially oversupplied market makes it that much more difficult in terms of trying to complete the adjustment process going forward, but also reinforces our view that of a chance that we trade down to $20, that's where we reach storage capacity constraints.

  5. England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe:

    The post-crisis world requires a major adjustment in bank business models, this is not some unintended consequence of overzealous regulation. It is a necessary, if painful adjustment to a new reality.

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