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adjustment

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CIDE DICTIONARY

adjustmentn. [Cf. F. ajustement. See Adjust.].
  •  The act of adjusting, or condition of being adjusted; act of bringing into proper relations; regulation.  [1913 Webster]
    "Success depends on the nicest and minutest adjustment of the parts concerned."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Settlement of claims; an equitable arrangement of conflicting claims, as in set-off, contribution, exoneration, subrogation, and marshaling.  Bispham.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The operation of bringing all the parts of an instrument, as a microscope or telescope, into their proper relative position for use; the condition of being thus adjusted; as, to get a good adjustment; to be in or out of adjustment.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Suiting; fitting; arrangement; regulation; settlement; adaptation; disposition.

THESAURUS

adjustment

abatement of differences, about-face, acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accord, accordance, accustoming, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjusting, adjustive reaction, agreement, alignment, alteration, altering, amelioration, apostasy, arrangement, assimilation, attunement, bad condition, balance, bargain, bearings, betterment, break, breaking, breaking-in, calibrating, calibration, case hardening, change, change of heart, changeableness, charting, closing, coaptation, codification, compliance, composition, composition of differences, compromise, concession, conclusion, conditioning, conformance, conformation other-direction, conformity, congruity, consistency, constructive change, continuity, conventionality, conversion, coordination, cop-out, correcting, correction, correspondence, deal, defection, degeneration, degenerative change, desertion of principle, deterioration, deviation, difference, discontinuity, disorientation, divergence, diversification, diversion, diversity, domestication, enablement, equalization, equalizing, equating, equation, equilibration, equipment, evasion of responsibility, evening, evening up, familiarization, fettle, fit, fitting, flexibility, flip-flop, form, fulfillment, furnishing, give-and-take, giving way, good condition, gradual change, habituation, hardening, harmonization, harmony, housebreaking, improvement, integrated personality, integration, inurement, keeping, line, malleability, melioration, methodization, mitigation, modification, modulation, mutual concession, naturalization, normalization, obedience, observance, order, ordination, organization, orientation, orthodoxy, overthrow, planning, pliancy, psychosynthesis, qualification, radical change, rationalization, re-creation, readjustment, realignment, reconcilement, reconciliation, redesign, reform, reformation, regularization, regulating, regulation, rehabilitation, remaking, renewal, repair, reshaping, resolution, restructuring, reversal, revival, revivification, revolution, routinization, sealing, seasoning, setting, settlement, shape, shift, signature, signing, solemnization, squaring, strictness, sudden change, surrender, switch, synchronization, syntonic personality, systematization, taming, terms, timing, total change, traditionalism, training, transition, trim, tuning, turn, turnabout, understanding, uniformity, upheaval, variation, variety, violent change, worsening, yielding

ROGET THESAURUS

adjustment

Agreement

N agreement, accord, accordance, unison, harmony, concord, concordance, concert, understanding, mutual understanding, conformity, conformance, uniformity, consonance, consentaneousness, consistency, congruity, congruence, keeping, congeniality, correspondence, parallelism, apposition, union, fitness, aptness, relevancy, pertinence, pertinencey, sortance, case in point, aptitude, coaptation, propriety, applicability, admissibility, commensurability, compatibility, cognation, adaption, adjustment, graduation, accommodation, reconciliation, reconcilement, assimilation, consent, concurrence, cooperation, right man in the right place, very thing, quite the thing, just the thing, agreeing, suiting, in accord, accordant, concordant, consonant, congruous, consentaneous, correspondent, congenial, coherent, becoming, harmonious reconcilable, conformable, in accordance with, in harmony with, in keeping with, in unison with at one with, of one mind, of a piece, consistent, compatible, proportionate, commensurate, on all fours, apt, apposite, pertinent, pat, to the point, to the purpose, happy, felicitous, germane, ad rem, in point, on point, directly on point, bearing upon, applicable, relevant, admissible, fit adapted, in loco, a propos, appropriate, seasonable, sortable, suitable, idoneous, deft, meet, at home, in one's proper element, a propos of, pertinently, rem acu tetigisti, if the shoe fits, wear it, the cap fits, auxilia humilia firma consensus facit, discers concordia.

Equality

N equality, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise, evenness, monotony, level, equivalence, equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, equiponderance, par, quits, a wash, not a pin to choose, distinction without a difference, six of one and half a dozen of the other, tweedle dee and tweedle dum, identity, similarity, equalization, equation, equilibration, co-ordination, adjustment, readjustment, drawn game, drawn battle, neck and neck race, tie, draw, standoff, dead heat, match, peer, compeer, equal, mate, fellow, brother, equivalent, equal, even, level, monotonous, coequal, symmetrical, coordinate, on a par with, on a level with, on a footing with, up to the mark, equiparant, equivalent, tantamount, indistinguishable, quits, homologous, synonymous, resolvable into, convertible, much at one, as broad as long, neither more nor less, much the same as, the same thing as, as good as, all one, all the same, equipollent, equiponderant, equiponderous, equibalanced, equalized, drawn, half and half, isochronal, isochronous isoperimetric, isoperimetrical, isobath, isobathic, equally, pari passu, ad eundum, caeteris paribus, in equilibrio, to all intents and purposes, it comes to the same thing, it amounts to the same thing, what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gande.

Preparation

N preparation, providing, provision, providence, anticipation, precaution, preconcertation, predisposition, forecast, rehearsal, note of preparation, arrangement, clearance, adjustment, tuning, equipment, outfit, accouterment, armament, array, ripening, maturation, evolution, elaboration, concoction, digestion, gestation, batching, incubation, sitting, groundwork, first stone, cradle, stepping-stone, foundation, scaffold, scaffolding, echafaudage, training, inurement, novitiate, cooking, cookery, brewing, culinary art, tilling, plowing sowing, semination, cultivation, preparedness, readiness, ripeness, mellowness, maturity, un impromptu fait a loisir, preparer, trainer, pioneer, trailblazer, avant-courrier, avant-coureur, voortrekker, sappers and miners, pavior, navvy, packer, stevedore, warming pan, preparing, in preparation, in course of preparation, in agitation, in embryo, in hand, in train, afoot, afloat, on foot, on the stocks, on the anvil, under consideration, brewing, batching, forthcoming, brooding, in store for, in reserve, precautionary, provident, preparative, preparatory, provisional, inchoate, under revision, preliminary, prepared, in readiness, ready, ready to one's band, ready made, ready cut and dried: made to one's hand, handy, on the table, in gear, in working order, in working gear, snug, in practice, ripe, mature, mellow, pukka, practiced, labored, elaborate, highly-wrought, smelling of the lamp, worked up, in full feather, in best bib and tucker, in harness, at harness, in the saddle, in arms, in battle array, in war paint, up in arms, armed at all points, armed to the teeth, armed cap a pie, sword in hand, booted and spurred, in utrumque paratus, semper paratus, on the alert, at one's post, in preparation, in anticipation of, against, for, abroach, a bove majori discit arare minor, looking before and after, si vis pacem para bellum.

Pacification

N pacification, conciliation, reconciliation, reconcilement, shaking of hands, accommodation, arrangement, adjustment, terms, compromise, amnesty, deed of release, peace offering, olive branch, calumet of peace, preliminaries of peace, truce, armistice, suspension of arms, suspension of hostilities, stand-down, breathing time, convention, modus vivendi, flag of truce, white flag, parlementaire, cartel, hollow truce, pax in bello, drawn battle, conciliatory, composing, pacified, requiescat in pace.

Consent

N consent, assent, acquiescence, approval, compliance, agreement, concession, yieldance, yieldingness, accession, acknowledgment, acceptance, agnition, settlement, ratification, confirmation, adjustment, permit, promise, consenting, squeezable, agreed, unconditional, OK, yes, by all means, no problem, if you please, as you please, be it so, so be it, well and good, of course, please do, don't hesitate, chi tace accousente.

Compromise

N compromise, commutation, composition, middle term, mezzo termine, compensation, abatement of differences, adjustment, mutual concession.


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