1. a person or thing that adjusts.
2. an insurance, repossession or skip tracing company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company's liability.
3. An employee of Find John Doe who has successfully completed their training as a TRACER and a SKIP TRACER. They are sometimes referred to as the master of the “Talk-Off”.
v. ad·just·ed, ad·just·ing, ad·justs
1. To change so as to match or fit; cause to correspond.
2. To bring into proper relationship.
3. To adapt or conform, as to new conditions: "unable to adjust themselves to being a skip, the customer agreed to surrender the collateral.”
4. To bring the components of into a more effective or efficient calibration or state: adjust the situation to a mutually beneficial outcome for both the debtor and the lender.
5. To adapt oneself; conform. The adjuster used all their tools to resolve the account.
To achieve a psychological balance with regard to one's external environment, one's needs, and the demands of others. In the end, the debtor and the lender both felt a weight lifted from their shoulder as a result of the efforts of the adjuster.
[Obsolete French adjuster, from Old French ajoster, from Vulgar Latin *adi?xt?re, to put close to : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin i?xt?, near; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
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Modern Language Association (MLA):
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Find John Doe (FJD):
tracer. Retreived May 2, 2007, from twenty-five years experience in locating people.