verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of align
OTHER WORDS FROM aligna·lign·er, nounre·a·lign, verbself-a·lign·ing, adjectiveun·a·ligned, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for align
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Turkey under the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has never wanted to appear to be aligning itself with Western policies.Turkey’s Attitude Toward ISIS? Sympathy for the Devil|Jamie Dettmer|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By peddling merchandise and aligning with other high-end brands, it is also evolving into a broader business.SoulCycle Is a Booming Exercise Chain for the 1 Percent|Filipa Ioannou|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And so the stars seem to be aligning into one of those moments where, as Seamus Heaney once wrote, “hope and history rhyme.”Immigration Reform Proposal Shows Similar Ideas Betweeen Bush and Obama|John Avlon|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He wants the status and he knows by aligning himself with Nucky and doing business with him that he will be granted these things.
In pistol shooting, all resolves itself into aligning the pistol and discharging the bullet.The Modern Pistol and How to Shoot It|Walter Winans
The battalion adjutant assists in aligning the battalion and then takes his post.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911|United States War Department
Only sixteen Senators voted to impeach on the first article, nine Republicans aligning themselves with the nine Federalists.The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4|Albert J. Beveridge
Aunt Delia McCormick surprised every one by aligning herself with this latter minority.The Boss of Little Arcady|Harry Leon Wilson
While she secured the flimsy door, he ripped through his belongings, aligning his EI communicator again on his breakfast table.Traders Risk|Roger Dee