Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of readjust.

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Examples

  • The next day was employed in readjusting and fortifying the picking-up machinery and the grapnel tackle.

    The Atlantic Telegraph Expedition

  • I’m more interested in readjusting, mentally, my relationship to the marketplace and hopefully to stop wanting so much, so stop seeing joy in a new toy or gadget.

    Think Different | Living the Liminal

  • There is still anxiety, there is still a tough time kind of readjusting to having this person back in your life, because you've kind of adjusted to not having them.

    CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2009

  • Ol 'smiley Bill was always sucking up to the elites and "readjusting" the Democratic Party into closet Republicans.

    Prettified speech notwithstanding, where do Hillary's loyalties lie?

  • In this study, the surgery was as safe as the diet program, but O'Brien notes the procedure does carry risks, and some may need follow-up procedures, such as readjusting the band position.

    Study: Gastric band works better than 500-calorie diet

  • Perhaps it is even therapeutic, as a means of "readjusting," of coping with the memories and living with the experiences of war.

    To My Fellow Veterans on Memorial Day

  • The truth of the matter was that it was useless for Nouchi to risk a more audacious flirtation, such as readjusting her garter belt or nestling up right next to the magistrate.

    The 13 Culprits

  • _ As has already been indicated, the ordinary line to be observed between private charity and public relief is that to private charity should be given the more delicate and difficult tasks, such as readjusting the temporarily dependent persons, the care of, in some cases, dependent children and the like, while to public charity should be given the cases which need permanent relief in institutions.

    Sociology and Modern Social Problems

  • In the words of his attorney general, William French Smith, Reagan aspired to nothing less than readjusting the “balance between the forces of law and the forces of lawlessness.”

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • "How far along are we in readjusting household balance sheets?" said Mark Greene, chief executive of Fair Isaac, the company that produces FICO credit scores.

    Climbing out of debt, Americans are saving more

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