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]

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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 — (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 — /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… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 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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