readjust


readjust
/ˌri:ə'dʒʌst/ verb
to adjust something again or in a new way, or to change in response to new conditions
to readjust prices to take account of the rise in the costs of raw materials
to readjust salary scales
Share prices readjusted quickly to the news of the devaluation.

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • readjust — re·ad·just /ˌrē ə jəst/ vt: to adjust again; esp: to voluntarily reorganize (a corporation) vi: to become readjusted re·ad·just·ment n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Readjust — Re ad*just (r[=e] [a^]d*j[u^]st ), v. t. To adjust or settle again; to put in a different order or relation; to rearrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • readjust — (v.) 1742, from RE (Cf. re ) back, again + ADJUST (Cf. adjust). Related: Readjusted; readjusting …   Etymology dictionary

  • readjust — ► VERB 1) set or adjust again. 2) adjust or adapt to a changed situation or environment. DERIVATIVES readjustment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • readjust — [rē΄ə just′] vt. to adjust again; rearrange …   English World dictionary

  • readjust — [[t]ri͟ːəʤʌ̱st[/t]] readjusts, readjusting, readjusted 1) VERB When you readjust to a new situation, usually one you have been in before, you adapt to it. [V to n] I can understand why astronauts find it difficult to readjust to life on earth...… …   English dictionary

  • readjust — re|ad|just [ˌri:əˈdʒʌst] v 1.) to get used to a new situation, job, or way of life ▪ It takes time to readjust after a divorce. readjust to ▪ Former soldiers often struggle to readjust to life outside the army. 2.) [T] to make a small change to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • readjust — v. (D; intr., refl., tr.) to readjust to * * * [ˌriːə dʒʌst] (D;intr.,refl.,tr.) to readjust to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • readjust — UK [ˌriːəˈdʒʌst] / US [ˌrɪəˈdʒʌst] verb Word forms readjust : present tense I/you/we/they readjust he/she/it readjusts present participle readjusting past tense readjusted past participle readjusted 1) [intransitive] to become capable of dealing… …   English dictionary

  • readjust — re|ad|just [ ,riə dʒʌst ] verb 1. ) intransitive to become capable of dealing with or feeling comfortable in a new situation or environment: ADJUST: When he left prison, he had to readjust to life on the outside. 2. ) transitive to make a slight… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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