readjust

[ ree-uh-juhst ]
/ ˌri əˈdʒʌst /

verb (used with object)

to adjust again or anew; rearrange.

Nearby words

  1. reading desk,
  2. reading group,
  3. reading notice,
  4. reading room,
  5. reading week,
  6. readjustment,
  7. readmission,
  8. readmit,
  9. readout,
  10. readthrough

Origin of readjust

First recorded in 1735–45; re- + adjust

Related formsre·ad·just·a·ble, adjectivere·ad·just·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for readjust

readjust

/ (ˌriːəˈdʒʌst) /

verb

to adjust or adapt (oneself or something) again, esp after an initial failure
Derived Formsreadjustable, adjectivereadjuster, nounreadjustment, noun

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