What does align mean?

Definitions for align
əˈlaɪnalign

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. align, aline, line up, adjustverb

    place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight

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

  2. alignverb

    be or come into adjustment with

  3. align, arrayverb

    align oneself with a group or a way of thinking

  4. align, ordinate, coordinateverb

    bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

    "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"

Wiktionary

  1. alignverb

    To form in line; to fall into line.

    Etymology: From alynen, alinen, aligner, from alignier.

  2. alignverb

    To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line.

    Etymology: From alynen, alinen, aligner, from alignier.

  3. alignverb

    To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking.

    Etymology: From alynen, alinen, aligner, from alignier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alignverb

    to adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line; to aline

    Etymology: [F. aligner; (L. ad) + ligne (L. linea) line. See Line, and cf. Allineate.]

  2. Alignverb

    to form in line; to fall into line

    Etymology: [F. aligner; (L. ad) + ligne (L. linea) line. See Line, and cf. Allineate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Align

    a-līn′, v.t. to regulate by a line: to arrange in line, as troops.—n. Align′ment, a laying out by a line: arrangement of soldiers in a line or lines: the ground-plan of a railway or road. [Fr. aligner—L. ad, and linea, a line.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. align

    To form in line as troops; to lay out the ground-plan, as of a road.

Editors Contribution

  1. align

    To believe, know and support the goal or plan of a group.

    They did align themselves to the creation of a unity government for the benefit of the whole country.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  
  2. align

    To form in a line.

    They put the solar panels on the solar farm and they did align them all to the sun in a specific direction.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 27, 2020  

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  1. algin

  2. Langi

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of align in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of align in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of align in a Sentence

  1. Sue Peterson:

    Like Gov. Noem, I signed the 1776 pledge, the proposed standards do not align with that pledge, nor do they align with what I believe most South Dakota parents want for their children. Gov. Noem’s postponement of the approval process is the right thing to do. It will allow her to get the right people in place to create standards that align with what the Governor says she wants.

  2. Eric Trappier:

    It has close strategic interests with some countries and so with a good fighter jet product as well then the stars align.

  3. Daniel Meier:

    This is where the magic happens; four motors are allowing it to perform any movement, so you can really move it in the air like a flying eye, there is a computer on board which knows exactly how it's orientated in the world, and then it gives commands to the motors to actually align it to where you want it to be. And there are four motors on it which can rotate around their axis and with them you can precisely control it in any environment, basically.

  4. Phra Maha Pranom:

    I'm practicing the Buddha's teachings, which also align with solving the global environmental crisis.

  5. Janet Yellen:

    I plan to shortly convene the heads of the MDBs to articulate our expectations that the MDBs align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement and net-zero goals as urgently as possible, we also expect them to take steps to more effectively mobilize private capital so that developing countries can increasingly benefit from private sector pledges to support climate-aligned and sustainable investments.

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