- Change slightly in order to make something fit or work better.
- Make small changes to the position, level, or amount of something.
- Adapt or become accustomed to a new situation or condition.
Late middle english (in the sense "make suitable"): from old french ajuster, based on latin ad- "to" + jus, justus "right, just".
- He adjusted his glasses and continued reading.
- We had to adjust the timing of the meeting.
- The company had to adjust its prices to stay competitive.
- She is still trying to adjust to the new time zone.
- He adjusted the temperature on the thermostat.