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We think a happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
Marcus T. Cicero
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Etymology

Ultimately from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ad (to, up to, towards) + iustus (justus), correct, proper, exact)

Verb

Infinitive
to adjust

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to adjust (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To modify.
    Morimoto's recipes are adjusted to suit the American palate.
  2. (transitive) To improve or rectify.
    He adjusted his initial conclusion to reflect the new data.
  3. (transitive) To settle an insurance claim.

Synonyms

(to modify something): change, edit, modify

Derived terms

Translations

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