1. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

- Adjust the clock, please

Similar word(s): correct, set

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

2. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

Similar word(s): align, aline

Definition categories: change, reorient

3. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions

- We must adjust to the bad economic situation

Similar word(s): adapt, conform

Definition categories: change

4. make correspondent or conformable

- Adjust your eyes to the darkness

Definition categories: change, accommodate, adapt

5. decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

Definition categories: cognition, adjudicate, decide, resolve, settle

Sentences with adjust as a verb:

- Morimoto's recipes are adjusted to suit the American palate.

- He adjusted his initial conclusion to reflect the new data.

- Most immigrants adjust quickly to a new community.