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to make or become suitable to a particular situation or use

to alter for proper functioning

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at least visibly) interfere with the plans of their married children; and the difficulty of adjusting this respect for May's independence with the exigency of Mr.
said he, adjusting himself as well as possible, "I must resign myself.
Ah, yes indeed, yes indeed," replied the professor softly, and adjusting his spectacles once more he read aloud:
said he, sitting down beside the princess and hastily adjusting his lorgnette, as if without this instrument he could not begin to speak.
Well, it belongs to a stepson of mine," said Raffles, adjusting himself in a swaggering attitude.
Granet, who had drawn for a moment apart and seemed to be adjusting the knots of his sling, turned to Thomson.
This person--so Nicholas observed in the same glance at the mirror which had enabled him to see his face--was standing with his back to the fire conversing with a younger man, who stood with his back to the company, wore his hat, and was adjusting his shirt-collar by the aid of the glass.
She had indeed given her master sufficient time to dress himself; for out of respect to him, and regard to decency, she had spent many minutes in adjusting her hair at the looking-glass, notwithstanding all the hurry in which she had been summoned by the servant, and though her master, for aught she knew, lay expiring in an apoplexy, or in some other fit.
Not on any account,' replies Durdles, adjusting it.
Jeremiah watched his manner of adjusting it, with jealous eyes; tried it with his hands, to be sure that he had a firm hold of it; bade him for his life be careful what he was about; and then stole out on tiptoe to open the door for him.
Mr Rokesmith, who was at the wheel adjusting the skirts of her dress, suddenly looked behind him, and around him, and then looked up at her, with a face so pale that Mrs Boffin cried:
For the fourth quarter, revenue was $792 million, up 3% year over year (up 5% adjusting for currency).
Adjusting for ticket price inflation, Avatar's domestic box-office gross as of January 24, 2010 is $558.
754 election in effect, generally adjusting the tax basis to the FMV with respect to D.
The results are quite surprising: after adjusting the data for the effects of only a few observable characteristics, the black-white test-score gap in math and reading for students entering kindergarten essentially disappeared.