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adjust (oneself/something) to

1. Of a person, to become familiar or comfortable with something, often a change in one's life. I know you're not thrilled with this new schedule, but can you please try to adjust yourself to it?
2. Of a thing, to modify something to fit or work properly with something else. We had to adjust the office layout to create space for the new employees.
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adjust (oneself) to someone or something

to make changes in one's opinion or attitude toward someone or something, such as a change in one's life or environment. Can't you adjust yourself to your new office?
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adjust something to something

to make something fit something else; to alter something to make it suitable for something else. The builder adjusted the plans for the new house to the requirements of the fire marshal.
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adjust to

v.
1. To alter something to make it fit, accommodate, or match something else: We adjusted the radio to the frequency of the radio transmission.
2. To get used to something or someone: It took many years for me to adjust to the cold winters in Vermont.
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A trustee can execute the power to adjust by setting a target-level payment for the income beneficiary.
If the income earned on this portfolio falls below the established amount, the trustee would use the power to adjust and invade the principal for the shortfall.
The notice, which must be in writing, enables the trustee to provide advance notice to beneficiaries of the trustee's use of the power to adjust and to give them an opportunity to react to the trustee's proposed exercise of the power.
Through the process of arbitrage, asset prices are assumed to adjust rapidly, and risk-adjusted returns are equalized across assets.
Prices adjust to their equilibrium level at a rate estimated to be 25 percent per quarter.
Because wages are typically based on explicit and implicit multiperiod contracts, they are less flexible than prices: Wages adjust to their equilibrium level at a rate estimated to be only 10 percent per quarter.
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Adjust die restrictor bar, keeping all the bolts tight.
Adjust die temperatures to optimize flow uniformity from die.
Adjust roll gaps to maintain good contact with sheet.