arranged or fitted properly: Properly adjusted shelving will accommodate books of various heights.
adapted to surroundings or circumstances (often used in combination): a well-adjusted child.
- mis·ad·just·ed, adjective
- qua·si-ad·just·ed, adjective
- un·ad·just·ed, adjective
- well-ad·just·ed, adjective
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How to use adjusted in a sentence
Smith has a clear fundraising edge, but she leads by a little less than 8 points in our adjusted polling average of the race, so the Lite version doesn’t view her as quite so sure a bet.The Senate Races Where Democrats Have An Edge In The Polls | Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org) | October 27, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
So far, KDP has managed to translate revenues waxing at around 3% into adjusted earnings gains in the 15% range.Keurig is a machine: How the beverage giant is leveraging A.I. to fuel growth | Shawn Tully | October 19, 2020 | Fortune
That amount would decrease for adjusted gross income above $75,000 per individual or $150,000 per qualified couple.Here’s when your second stimulus check could arrive if Congress passes more economic aid | Lance Lambert | October 5, 2020 | Fortune
Palantir expects to deliver an adjusted profit this year on more than $1 billion in revenue.Palantir shares are up big on first day of trading | Verne Kopytoff | September 30, 2020 | Fortune
Under Williams, the Tar Heels have always looked to score early in the shot clock — his UNC teams have played one of the fastest tempos in the country, with all but two of his 17 squads ranking in the top 50 of KenPom’s adjusted tempo.Happy Birthday To Roy Williams, The Coach Who Never Changes | Santul Nerkar | July 31, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
And as he adjusted to this change in circumstances, he screamed at himself a second time: Wait!Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many advocates want those changed, adjusted, or bolstered, and the only way to do that is to open up the bill and reauthorize it.To GOP Congress, as Usual, It’s Welfare on the Chopping Block | Monica Potts | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The median household income in inflation-adjusted dollars back in 1987 was… well, what do you think?
A predictable, inflation-adjusted minimum wage would make business planning easier.To Make Their Victory Durable, the GOP Must Fix the Minimum Wage | Dmitri Mehlhorn | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With a total of $289 million (adjusted for inflation), it is the highest-grossing silent film of all time.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso | Rich Goldstein | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Drawing the settee closer to the light, he opened the great volume across his knees and adjusted his spectacles.The Soldier of the Valley | Nelson Lloyd
He adjusted his neat tie, replaced the mirror, knocked at the door and entered the room of the Assistant Commissioner.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Amy adjusted the earphones while her friend manipulated the slides on the tuning coil.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
He glanced at the watch upon his wrist, adjusted his monocle, and said something in an undertone to the captain.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
She adjusted it, sticking the hat pin through the heavy coil of hair with some deliberation.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin