Definition of 'adjust'
Example sentences containing 'adjust'
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Taste and adjust the seasoning if required. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Check the seasoning and adjust if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2017)When they are wrongly adjusted, these lights are potentially lethal. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Add the spring onions and lemon zest, adjusting the seasoning to taste. The Sun (2017)No, do not adjust your eyes. The Sun (2016)Taste and adjust the seasoning as necessary, adding a little sugar if the tomatoes are too acidic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)T est for seasoning and adjust to taste. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Because usually it means we're going to get adjusted into a bad deal '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Whisk until it is smooth, thick and glossy, then fold through the lemon zest and adjust the seasoning to taste. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A rectangle of light dazzles us and, as our eyes adjust, we see a summer meadow. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She now struggles to move her eyes and has to adjust her head to look upwards. The Sun (2010)The eye has adjusted to seeing something small and well trimmed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You must get satisfactorily adjusted to your job. 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)Taste your food as you are cooking it and adjust seasoning. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It took a while for our eyes to adjust to the light. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This amount is adjusted annually for inflation. Christianity Today (2000)All consumption data are put in per capital terms and adjusted for inflation. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)That allowed him to adjust and adapt his sprawling tale. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Mark shows me how to adjust the mirrors and the seat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So nor should it be adjusted upwards now. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Take time in the darkness to let your eyes adjust to it. The Sun (2011)If a wedding ring does not fit most people would get it adjusted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and possibly sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The results were adjusted for the amount of time spent on the field. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She lives with my grandparents now and has adjusted to civilian life really well. The Sun (2013)She had to move house and change schools and adjust to seeing less of her dad. The Sun (2008)You have to be able to adjust and adapt and take your own game forward in a different environment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have to adjust your head. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then he adjusted his side mirror. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The national seasonally adjusted net employment outlook jumped by two percentage points to 7 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Turn auto brightness off - this will stop the screen adjusting in dim light automatically. The Sun (2014)This yield from abroad is adjusted for expected inflation in the investor's country. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)After adjusting his head, he was able to carry on working. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I'm assured by the specialist the brain learns to adjust and cope. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'adjust'
British English: adjust /əˈdʒʌst/ VERB
When you adjust to a new situation, you get used to it by changing your behaviour or your ideas.
We have been preparing our fighters to adjust themselves to civil society.
I felt I had adjusted to the idea of being a mother very well.
- American English: adjust
- Arabic: يَضْبِطُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ajustar
- Chinese: 调节
- Croatian: prilagoditi
- Czech: přizpůsobit (se)
- Danish: justere
- Dutch: aanpassen veranderen
- European Spanish: adaptarse regular
- Finnish: sopeutua
- French: s'ajuster
- German: anpassen
- Greek: προσαρμόζω
- Italian: regolare
- Japanese: 順応する
- Korean: 조정하다
- Norwegian: justere
- Polish: dostosować
- European Portuguese: ajustar
- Romanian: a se adapta
- Russian: адаптировать
- Spanish: ajustar acomodar
- Swedish: justera
- Thai: ปรับตัว
- Turkish: ayarlamak
- Ukrainian: пристосовуватися
- Vietnamese: thích nghi
Definition of adjust from the Collins English Dictionary
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