Definition for adjusted (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of adjust
Examples from the Web for adjusted
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|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|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|DAILY BEAST
The association was statistically significant and held up even when adjusted for age and other characteristics.
Going Back to “Adjusted Gross Income”… Items 23 through 36—not seeing much help here.Up to a Point: I Do My Own Taxes With No Help, Except From a Couple of Bloody Marys|P. J. O’Rourke|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lower hook is so adjusted that the hind wheel rests in it, thus forming a perfect support for the machine.
It is upon this principle that your rents have been adjusted.The Missioner|E. Phillips Oppenheim
If he could not solve the problems, they were then carried to the Agent; then on up if not there adjusted.Trail Tales|James David Gillilan
As she spoke she adjusted over her head a visorlike woolen cap that left only her face showing.The Apartment Next Door|William Andrew Johnston
After the tailstock center is withdrawn, the emery wheel is adjusted for grinding.Turning and Boring|Franklin D. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for adjusted
Word Origin for adjust
Word Origin and History for adjusted
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.