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adjust
American English: /əˈdʒəst/
British English: /əˈdʒʌst/

Translation of adjust in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1
    (instrument)
    poner a punto
    (volume/temperature/speed)
    don't forget to adjust your watches
    no se olviden de cambiar la hora de su reloj
    do not adjust your set
    no ajuste los controles de su televisor
    adjust the mirror
    ajuste el retrovisor
    adjust seasoning to taste
    sazonar a gusto
    adjust the belt to fit
    ajuste el cinturón a su medida
    1.2 (modify)
    (prices/wages)
    Example sentences
    • Furthermore, all analyses were statistically adjusted for intervention and control status.
    • The seat height was adjusted for each individual before each test using a standardized method.
    • The standard errors of the model estimates were adjusted for the clustering of patients within hospitals.
    1.3 (straighten, correct) he adjusted his tie
    se arregló la corbata
  • 2 (in insurance) See examples: to adjust a claim
    liquidar or tasar un siniestro

intransitive verb

  • (seat/strap)
    poderse ajustar
    (person)to adjust (to something/-ing)
    adaptarse or amoldarse (a algo/+ infinitive)
    Example sentences
    • It continually adjusts to the owner's driving preferences, tuning itself to provide more power on demand for better fuel economy.
    • Length is adjusted by loosening the knurled locking collar only a halt turn, after which the post adjusts to the desired height and is secured by another half turn of the locking collar.
    • The handset is dominated by a 176 mm X 320 mm colour display screen that adjusts to the users' hand movements to allow for tilting, scrolling and zooming.
    Example sentences
    • By the time we got to the car I had already adjusted to my new situation.
    • I am frankly filled with admiration at the way in which Australians have reacted and adjusted to this new situation.
    • And Minnesotans seem adjusted to the taxes, calling their state high tax, high service.

reflexive verb

  • to adjust oneself (to something/-ing)
    adaptarse or amoldarse (a algo/+ infinitive)

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