Define: Adjuster

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Definition: Adjuster

Quick Summary of Adjuster

An individual whose job it is to assess losses and settle policyholder claims.

What is the dictionary definition of Adjuster?

Dictionary Definition

One who adjusts, especially for the insurance industry’s employment title “loss adjuster” (or “claims adjuster” in the United States).


Examples of Adjuster in a sentence

If you are going to file a claim for property damage after a major storm, you need to wait to make repairs until after the adjuster has inspected the property.
In some insurance companies, the adjuster has the ability to make decisions about whether or not to increase the payment on a claim.

Synonyms For Adjuster

loss adjuster, claims adjuster

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Adjuster. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 09, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Adjuster. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 09, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Adjuster are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 13th February, 2020