Synonyms for (noun) adjustment

Synonyms: adjustment, alteration, modification

Definition: the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election


Synonyms: readjustment, registration, adjustment

Definition: the act of adjusting something to match a standard

Similar words: standardisation, standardization, calibration

Definition: the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument

Usage: the thermometer needed calibration


Synonyms: accommodation, adjustment, fitting

Definition: making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances

Similar words: betterment, advance, improvement

Definition: a change for the better; progress in development


Synonyms: allowance, adjustment

Definition: an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances

Usage: an allowance for profit

Similar words: recompense

Definition: payment or reward (as for service rendered)


Synonyms: adaptation, adaption, adjustment

Definition: the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)

Similar words: organic process, biological process

Definition: a process occurring in living organisms