Synonyms of adjust in English:



  • 1 Kate had adjusted to her new life at boarding school
    adapt, become accustomed, get used, accommodate, acclimatize, attune, orient oneself, reconcile oneself, habituate oneself, assimilate, conform; come to terms with, familiarize oneself with, acquaint oneself with, blend in with, fit in with, find one's feet in; North Americanacclimate
  • 2 he adjusted the brakes after I found them inefficient
    modify, alter, regulate, tune, fine-tune, calibrate, balance; adapt, rearrange, change, rejig, rework, revamp, remodel, reshape, convert, transform, tailor, improve, enhance, customize; repair, fix, correct, rectify, make good, put in working order, overhaul, put right, set right, set to rights, standardize, normalize
    informal jigger, tweak, twiddle, patch up, see to
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