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1. To make exact; to fit; to make correspondent or conformable; to bring into proper relations; as, to adjust a garment to the body, or things to a standard.

2. To put in order; to regulate, or reduce to system. Adjusting the orthography. (Johnson)

3. To settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.

4. To bring to a true relative position, as the parts of an instrument; to regulate for use; as, to adjust a telescope or microscope.

Synonym: to adapt, suit, arrange, regulate, accommodate, set right, rectify, settle.

Origin: OF. Ajuster, ajoster (whence f. Ajouter to add), LL. Adjuxtare to fit; fr. L. Ad _ juxta near; confused later with L. Ad and justus just, right, whence f. Ajuster to adjust. See just, v. T. And cf. Adjute.

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