adjusted

adjective
ad·​just·​ed | \ ə-ˈjə-stəd How to pronounce adjusted (audio) \

Definition of adjusted

1 : accommodated to suit a particular set of circumstances or requirements
2 : having achieved an often specified and usually harmonious relationship with the environment or with other individuals a well-adjusted schoolchild

Examples of adjusted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Analysts polled by FactSet were expecting adjusted earnings of $2.04 a share. Dave Sebastian, WSJ, "Honeywell Says Outlook Clouded by MAX Grounding, Coronavirus," 31 Jan. 2020 That’s would be just a bit below the $1.86 third-quarter adjusted earnings per share, which was far higher than the 42-cent loss that analysts had predicted. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "Tax incentives juiced Tesla’s recent sales. But now those incentives are gone," 29 Jan. 2020 United Technologies reported record sales, adjusted earnings per share, and free cash flow in calendar year 2019. Jamie Mcintyre, Washington Examiner, "Internal review calls for renewed focus on leadership and discipline among US special operations commandos," 29 Jan. 2020 The results were slightly better than expected, with adjusted earnings of $1.15 per share being a penny higher than a FactSet survey of 18 analysts. Washington Post, "Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines," 23 Jan. 2020 United forecast adjusted earnings of 75 cents to $1.25 per share in the first quarter. David Koenig, SFChronicle.com, "United Airlines’ profit up on higher revenue, cheaper fuel," 21 Jan. 2020 The Qualified Performing Artist provision hasn’t been updated since 1986, and only performers who make an adjusted gross annual income of $16,000 or less qualify. Wendy Lee, Los Angeles Times, "How Trump’s tax reform is costing some actors thousands of dollars," 23 Oct. 2019 The Qualified Performing Artist provision hasn't been updated since 1986, and only performers who make an adjusted gross annual income of $16,000 or less qualify. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Why Trump’s tax reform cost ‘Gilmore Girls’ actress Emily Kuroda thousands," 23 Oct. 2019 Adjusted revenue grew three percent while adjusted pre-tax pre-provision income increased four percent. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, "Regions reports $385 million 3rd quarter profit," 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of adjusted

1662, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adjusted

from past participle of adjust

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6 Feb 2020

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“Adjusted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjusted. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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adjusted

adjective
ad·​just·​ed

Medical Definition of adjusted

: having achieved an often specified and usually harmonious relationship with the environment or with other individuals a happy, adjusted schoolchild

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