Align - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈlaɪn|  American pronunciation of the word align
Brit.  |əˈlʌɪn|  British pronunciation of the word align

verb

- place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight(syn: adjust, aline)

align the car with the curb
align the sheets of paper on the table

- be or come into adjustment with
- align oneself with a group or a way of thinking (syn: array)
- bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation(syn: coordinate, ordinate)

align the wheels of my car

Examples

He aligned the two holes so he could put the screw through them.

The two parts of the machine are not properly aligned.

The text aligns with the bottom of the picture.

The schools had to align their programs with state requirements.

She is aligning with other senators to oppose his nomination.

We must align ourselves with the workers in the struggle for better conditions.

He aligned himself with the left wing of the party.

Church leaders have aligned themselves with the opposition.

The desks were neatly aligned in rows.

Make sure that all the holes align.

This policy is closely aligned with the goals of the organization.

Most of the members were aligned with the chairman; only a few disagreed.

Germany was aligned with Japan in World War II

align the car with the curb

align the sheets of paper on the table

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: align
he/she/it: aligns
present participle: aligning
past tense: aligned
past participle: aligned
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