(in U.S. income-tax returns) the total of an individual’s wages, salaries, interest, dividends, etc., minus allowable deductions.
a person or thing that . an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company’s liability. Historical Examples In modern business the letter has become the advertiser, the salesman, the collector, and the adjuster of claims. Business English Rose Buhlig “Not an adjuster,” […]
concerned with, making, or controlling : to settle in a chair with adjustive motions; a thermostat with an adjustive dial.
- Adjustment disorder
a mental disorder that occurs as a maladaptive reaction to an episode of psychological, social, or physical stress, as divorce or a natural disaster. adjustment disorder ad·just·ment disorder (ə-jŭst’mənt) n. Any of a class of disorders that result from an individual’s failure to adapt to identifiable stresses in the environment such as divorce, natural disaster, […]
to pronounce or decree by judicial sentence. to settle or determine (an issue or dispute) judicially. to sit in judgment (usually followed by upon). verb when intr, usually foll by upon. to give a decision (on), esp a formal or binding one (intransitive) to act as an adjudicator (transitive) (chess) to determine the likely result […]