adjective see adjust

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  • adjustable — UK US /əˈdʒʌstəbl/ adjective ► something that is adjsutable can be changed according to how something else changes or in order to make it more suitable: »This office chair has an adjustable seat and back. »Homebuyers with risky credit ratings… …   Financial and business terms

  • Adjustable — Ad*just a*ble, a. Capable of being adjusted. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adjustable — index flexible, malleable, pliable, resilient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • adjustable — (adj.) 1775, from ADJUST (Cf. adjust) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Adjustably; adjustability …   Etymology dictionary

  • adjustable — [adj] alterable accommodating, adaptable, changeable, conformable, flexible, malleable, modifiable, pliable, tractable; concept 534 …   New thesaurus

  • adjustable — [[t]əʤʌ̱stəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ If something is adjustable, it can be changed to different positions or sizes. The bags have adjustable shoulder straps... The seats are fully adjustable. Ant: fixed, unadjustable …   English dictionary

  • adjustable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ The straps are fully adjustable to fit any size. Adjustable is used with these nouns: ↑setting, ↑sight, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • adjustable — ad|just|a|ble [əˈdʒʌstəbəl] adj something that is adjustable can be changed or moved slightly to make it suitable for different purposes ▪ an adjustable spanner …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • adjustable — adjective something that is adjustable can be changed in shape, size, or position to make it suitable for a particular person or purpose: an adjustable desk lamp …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • adjustable — [əˈdʒʌstəb(ə)l] adj something that is adjustable can be changed in order to make it work or fit better an adjustable strap/seat[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • adjustable — adjective 1. capable of being changed so as to match or fit adjustable seat belts • Similar to: ↑adaptable • Derivationally related forms: ↑adjust 2. capable of being regulated adjustable interest rates …   Useful english dictionary

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