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ADJUSTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does adjusted mean? 

ADJUSTED (adjective)
  The adjective ADJUSTED has 4 senses:

1. altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation
2. adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability
3. having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment
4. (especially of garments) having the fit or style adjusted

  Familiarity information: ADJUSTED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADJUSTED (adjective)


Sense 1adjusted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Altered to accommodate to certain requirements or bring into a proper relation

Context examples:

an adjusted insurance claim / the car runs more smoothly with the timing adjusted

Similar:

attuned; keyed; tuned (so adjusted as to be appropriate or brought into harmony)

attuned; tuned (brought to correct pitch)

focused (of an optical system (e.g. eye or opera glasses) adjusted to produce a clear image)

weighted (adjusted to reflect value or proportion)

Antonym:

unadjusted (not altered to fit certain requirements)


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Meaning:

Adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability

Similar:

well-adjusted; well-balanced (free from psychological disorder)

Domain category:

psychological science; psychology (the science of mental life)

Antonym:

maladjusted (poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living)


Sense 3adjusted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having achieved a comfortable relation with your environment

Synonyms:

familiarised; familiarized; adjusted

Similar:

orientated; oriented (adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination)


Sense 4adjusted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(especially of garments) having the fit or style adjusted

Context example:

for my wedding I had my mother's wedding dress altered to fit me

Similar:

altered (changed in form or character without becoming something else)


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