adjusted

adjective
ad·​just·​ed

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

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Separately, Bristol-Myers said Thursday its earnings per share guidance for 2019 will be in the range of $3.75 to $3.85 and forecast its adjusted earnings per share will range from $4.10 to $4.20. Aisha Al-muslim, WSJ, "Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene for About $74 Billion," 3 Jan. 2019 Kroger’s reported adjusted earnings of $394 million, or 48 cents per diluted share, when accounting for its investment in the Ocado Group PLC online grocery firm. Heather Haddon, WSJ, "Kroger’s Profit Squeezed by Investments to Transform Business," 6 Dec. 2018 Blue Apron incurred a net loss of $34 million in the third quarter and reported an adjusted loss of 18 cents per share during the quarter. Heather Haddon, WSJ, "Blue Apron Lays Off More Workers," 13 Nov. 2018 In 2017 the company had an adjusted net loss of 2.8 billion yuan ($430 million), down from 5.4 billion yuan ($830 million) in 2016. Hallie Detrick, Fortune, "China's 'Amazon of Services' Is About to Have Hong Kong's Latest Monster IPO," 25 June 2018 Excluding certain charges, the company reported an adjusted loss of 5 cents share for the quarter. Mike Freeman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Carlsbad's Viasat posts loss as new satellite has yet to boost subscriber numbers," 24 May 2018 In 2017, the FBI received 15,690 email compromise complaints with adjusted losses of over $675 million. Brooke Crothers, Fox News, "FBI details top internet scams," 11 May 2018 Analysts polled by FactSet expected an adjusted loss of $3.54 per share. BostonGlobe.com, "EU warns Trump it won’t negotiate under trade tariffs threat," 3 May 2018 Analysts polled by FactSet expected an adjusted loss of $3.54 per share. Tom Krisher, chicagotribune.com, "'Not cool': Tesla plummets after Musk lets loose in testy earnings call," 3 May 2018

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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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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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