align - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlealigning
past tensealigned
past participlealigned
  1. 1
    to give your support publicly to a group, political party, or country

    Many women do not want to align themselves with the movement.

    The union’s leaders are aligned with the ruling party and the military.

    See also non-aligned
  2. 2
    to organize things so that they form a straight line or are in the correct position in relation to other things

    The graves were all perfectly aligned.