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Definition of "adjusted" []

  • Arranged or changed so as to match, conform, or function, especially in a specified way: an improperly adjusted scale. (adjective)
  • Having achieved psychological balance, especially regarding others or the demands of everyday life: a poorly adjusted teenager. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "adjusted" in a sentence
  • "Somewhat as a delicate instrument (the microscope for example) is altered or adjusted, in order to adapt it to its work, the parts of the body, and the body as a whole, have to be _adjusted_ to their surroundings."
  • "Serum liver enzyme concentrations (geometric means) and survey weighted, age, gender and ethnicity adjusted model estimates Fully adjusted* survey weighted model estimates"
  • "As used in this press release, the term adjusted refers to the operating performance measures that exclude the estimated impact of severe weather, charges associated with workforce reductions, the Medi-Cal settlement and costs associated with the Athena Diagnostics and Celera transactions."