Definition for AD-JUST'

AD-JUST', v.t. [Sp. ajustar; Port. id.; It. aggiustare; Fr. ajuster, to fit or frame; of L. ad, and justus, just, exact. See Just.]

  1. To make exact; to fit; to make correspondent, or conformable; as, to adjust a garment to the body, an event to the prediction, or things to a standard. – Swift. Locke. Addison.
  2. To put in order; to regulate or reduce to system; as, to adjust a scheme; to adjust affairs.
  3. To make accurate; to settle or bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties are agreed in the result; as, to adjust accounts; the differences are adjusted.

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