What does the word adjust mean?

Usage examples for adjust

  1. There were numerous statutes trying to adjust the needs of travel with the condition of the roads. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. A General Convention would be necessary to adjust its terms. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. The unseemly appearance of this dirty garment was heightened by the circumstance that he had not taken the trouble to adjust it properly. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell