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adjust
  • (máy tính) điều chỉnh; thiết lập
Concise Dictionary
adjusts|adjusted|adjustingə'dʒʌst
verb
+alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
+place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
+adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
+make correspondent or conformable
+decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim

Thesaurus Dictionary
v.
1 set right, arrange, settle, harmonize, reconcile, resolve, set or put to rights; arbitrate, mediate; redress, rectify, correct, patch up:
Four were named on each side to adjust their differences.
2 change, alter, modify, regulate, set:
After he adjusted the pendulum, the clock kept good time.
3 adapt (to), accommodate (oneself) (to), accustom (oneself) (to); get used (to), acclimatize or acclimate (to), reconcile (oneself) (to):
If she travels a distance east or west, it takes her a few days to adjust to the local time. Army life was very different, but I was able to adjust quickly.
4 put in order, arrange, rearrange, close or fasten or zip or button (up):
She adjusted the children's coats and did up their shoes.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 [VN] ~ sth (to sth) to change sth slightly to make it more suitable for a new set of conditions or to make it work better: Watch out for sharp bends and adjust your speed accordingly. + This button is for adjusting the volume. + Adjust your language to the age of your audience. + The brakes need to be adjusted.
2 ~ (to sth / to doing sth)
~ (yourself to sth) to get used to a new situation by changing the way you behave and/or think: [V] It took her a while to adjust to living alone after the divorce. + It can be difficult to adjust to being a parent. + It took several seconds for his eyes to adjust to the dark. + They'll be fine-they just need time to adjust. + [VN] You'll quickly adjust yourself to student life. + My eyes were still trying to adjust themselves to the strong sunlight.
3 [VN] to move sth slightly so that it looks neater or feels more comfortable: He smoothed his hair and adjusted his tie.
See also - WELL ADJUSTED
Collocation Dictionary
verb

1 change sth slightly

ADV.

slightly | finely
It is important to have equipment that can be finely adjusted.
| automatically | carefully | accordingly
Children are sensitive to disapproval and adjust their behaviour accordingly.
| downwards, upwards
This estimate may have to be adjusted downwards.

PREP.

for
Salaries are adjusted for inflation.

2 get used to new situation

ADV.

quickly, rapidly | gradually, slowly

VERB + ADJUST

be difficult/hard to

VERB + ADJUST

need/take time to
It may take a little time to adjust to the climate here.

VERB + ADJUST

try to

PREP.

to
She will gradually adjust to her new role.


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