Noun adjustment has 5 senses
  1. adjustment, accommodation, fitting - making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
    --1 is a kind of improvement, betterment, advance
    --1 has particulars: shakedown
    Derived form: verb adjust3
  2. alteration, modification, adjustment - the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
    --2 is a kind of change
    --2 has particulars:
     loosening, laxation; tightening; accommodation; adaptation; tune
    Derived form: verb adjust4
  3. adjustment, registration, readjustment - the act of adjusting something to match a standard
    --3 is a kind of calibration, standardization, standardisation
    --3 has particulars:
     alignment; collimation; temperament; tune-up; synchronization, synchronisation, synchronizing, synchronising; voicing
    Derived form: verb adjust1
  4. adaptation, adjustment - the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    --4 is a kind of organic process, biological process
    --4 has particulars:
     acclimatization, acclimatisation, acclimation; dedifferentiation; domestication; specialization, specialisation, differentiation
    Derived form: verb adjust3
  5. allowance, adjustment - an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
    --5 is a kind of recompense
    --5 has particulars:
     cost-of-living allowance; depreciation allowance; deduction, discount; seasonal adjustment
    Derived form: verb adjust5