Synonyms for adjustment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-juhst-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdʒʌst mənt

Top 10 synonyms for adjustment Other synonyms for the word adjustment

Définition of adjustment

Origin :
  • 1640s, from French ajustement or else a native formation from adjust (v.) + -ment.
  • noun adaptation
  • noun financial retribution, payment of claim
Example sentences :
  • The adjustment is to be accomplished entirely by the poise of the body.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • "The recorder here was out of adjustment, sir," he said simply.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Eri » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • But it's not adjustment to me; so I'm afraid I shall have some intelligence in this matter.
  • Extract from : « The Book of the Damned » by Charles Fort
  • Adjustment every moment demands the relation of the brain in both directions.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • That adjustment is only perfect for light of one wave-length.
  • Extract from : « On Laboratory Arts » by Richard Threlfall
  • The lay-figure of Stephen's sketches now initiated an adjustment of many things.
  • Extract from : « A Pair of Blue Eyes » by Thomas Hardy
  • Don sighed and made a minute adjustment on the synchro knob.
  • Extract from : « The Best Made Plans » by Everett B. Cole
  • As a result the adjustment of warp and weft is more or less disturbed.
  • Extract from : « Researches on Cellulose » by C. F. Cross
  • Hence, we must counteract the ocular deception by an adjustment of proportions.
  • Extract from : « Ten Books on Architecture » by Vitruvius
  • It is an adjustment according to quantity (in Greek ποσὁτης).
  • Extract from : « Ten Books on Architecture » by Vitruvius

Antonyms for adjustment

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