Definition of readjust verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    readjust

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌst//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they readjust
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌst//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌst//
     
    he / she / it readjusts
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌsts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌsts//
     
    past simple readjusted
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪd//
     
    past participle readjusted
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪd//
     
    -ing form readjusting
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈdʒʌstɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] to get used to a changed or new situation Children are highly adaptable—they just need time to readjust. readjust to something/doing something Once again he had to readjust to living alone.
  2. 2[transitive] readjust something to change or move something slightly She got out of the car and readjusted her dress.
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