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adjustments, plural;
  1. A small alteration or movement made to achieve a desired fit, appearance, or result
    • - I've made a few adjustments to my diet
    • - only slight adjustments to the boat are necessary
  2. The process of adapting or becoming used to a new situation
    • - for many couples there may need to be a period of adjustment

  1. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
  2. alteration: the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  3. the act of adjusting something to match a standard
  4. adaptation: the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
  5. allowance: an amount added or deducted on the basis of qualifying circumstances; "an allowance for profit"
  6. (adjust) alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  7. In law, the term adjustment may appear in varied contexts, as a synonym for terms with unrelated definitions: Adjust: quoting BALLENTINE'S LAW DICTIONARY Copyright (c) 1969 Lexis Law Publishing, a division of Reed Elsevier, plc. #. ...
  8. a small change; a minor correction; a modification; The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment
  9. (adjust) To modify; To improve or rectify; To settle an insurance claim
  10. (Adjustments) During Settlement any expenses, such as council and water rates, will be shared between the seller and buyer.
  11. (adjustments) the process of allocating expenses (Council, electricity, phone, water rates) on settlement day that the seller has paid for but not used, and which the buyer has not used but will be billed for.
  12. (adjustments) Money that the buyer and sellers credit each other at the time of closing. Often includes taxes and down payment.
  13. (Adjustments) A chiropractic technique involving the application of pressure to specific bones. Adjustments employ a gentle, yet firm thrust which is meant to help relieve pressure from spinal nerves and restore the bone to its natural position.
  14. (Adjustments) Property taxes and/or utility bills and condominium common expenses, if any, that have been prepaid by the vendor are pro-rated and paid by the purchaser to the vendor on closing.
  15. (Adjustments) Changes or adaptations made in real estate, for example, the amount of taxes owed as of the Completion Day. Adjustments are to be noted on the Purchase Contract.
  16. (Adjustments) To divide property taxes, rental income, common charges and the like between the buyer and the seller proportionately to time of use or the date of the closing.
  17. (ADJUSTMENTS) Apportionment of rates, taxes, body corporate fees, rent, insurances etc up to the date of possession or settlement on a sale or letting.
  18. (ADJUSTMENTS) Changes in the directions (actions) you are given, or the choices you've made.
  19. (ADJUSTMENTS) Changes made to par times, running times, and speed figures based upon various factors of handicapping.
  20. (ADJUSTMENTS) In appraising, a means by which characteristics of a residential property are regulated by dollar amount or percentage to conform to similar characteristics of another residential property.
  21. (ADJUSTMENTS) In real estate sales, the changes made to the selling price to account for the advantages and disadvantages of the subject property, market conditions etc. ...
  22. (Adjustments) (usually reductions) to gross income of individuals are made for alimony paid, contributions to many types of retirement or health savings plans, certain student loan interest, half of self employment tax, and a few other items. ...
  23. (Adjustments) 8211represents disbursements that are pending.
  24. (Adjustments) A deduction in billing applied by your insurance carrier to medical services and treatments received.
  25. (Adjustments) A section on the Call Detail for: [Account Number] page that includes per-call credits applied during the bill period, such as credits for calls incorrectly billed to the account.