The price of a ticket, adjusted for inflation, has fallen sharply since the industry was deregulated in 1979.
Rumsfeld: I'm not part of the Arab world, and it's hard for me to know precisely what their image was and how it's been adjusted.
Median adjusted per capita incomes for single-parent households is half that of married households.
When we came together again in our late fifties, her faith had adjusted and grown.
There will also be a high cap for visas that can be adjusted by the Agriculture Department after five years.
It was only years later that the ones in the smaller compartment had been adjusted to the other frequency.
He adjusted the band to his head, then stood, looking at the two men.
Each time the bare boards creaked beneath his weight, no matter how stealthily this weight was adjusted, his heart missed a beat.
He paused, as the men before him adjusted the headbands to their heads.
Some instances of inconsistent spellings were adjusted when found corrected in an alternate edition of this book.
late 14c., ajusten, "to correct, remedy;" reborrowed by c.1600 in sense "arrange, settle, compose," from Middle French adjuster, Old French ajouter "to join" (12c.), from Late Latin adjuxtare "to bring near," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + juxta "next," related to jungere "to join" (see jugular).
Influenced by folk etymology derivation from Latin iustus "just, equitable, fair." Meaning "to arrange (something) so as to conform with (a standard or another thing)" is from 1660s. Insurance sense is from 1755. Meaning "to get used to" first recorded 1924. Related: Adjusted; adjusting.
adjust ad·just (ə-jŭst')
v. ad·just·ed, ad·just·ing, ad·justs
To bring into proper relationship.
To treat disorders of the spine by correcting slight dislocations between vertebrae using chiropractic techniques.