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readjust

re·ad·just

readjust

 
pronunciation:
ri juhst
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to bring once again to a more fitting or more correct state, relationship, position, or the like; to adjust again.
She readjusted the rearview mirror, which had somehow gone askew.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to adapt oneself anew.
It was difficult to readjust to living with a roommate after having had a room to himself for so long.