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Definition of the verb align

What does align mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: aligned | aligning | aligns

  1. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
    • examples: align the car with the curb | align the sheets of paper on the table
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of align: adjust / aline / line up
    • antonym of align: skew
    • more generic word: reorient = set or arrange in a new or different determinate position
    • more specific terms:
  2. be or come into adjustment with
  3. align oneself with a group or a way of thinking
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • synonym of align: array
    • more generic word: stand = have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
    • more specific terms:
  4. bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation
    • example: align the wheels of my car
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of align: coordinate / ordinate
    • more generic words: adjust / correct / set = alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
    • more specific word: misalign = align imperfectly or badly

Alternative definition of the verb align


  1. [intransitive] To form in line; to fall into line.
  2. [transitive] To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line.
  3. [intransitive] To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking.


Align is a privately held IT solutions company specializing in IT relocation services, network infrastructure design and build-out, contact center technology, and IT management. The company also provides communications products and integration services for call centers and other facilities requiring large-scale computer telephony installations. Align operates from offices in New York, London, Chicago, Princeton, New Jersey, and Toronto. The company serves customers in such industries as finance, health care, and energy. Clients have included BlackRock, BP, and Dun & Bradstreet.


Align is a musical group.

  • albums: "Some Breaking News", "Blue Book Value", "Sing-Rock-Rhythm-Beats"


  1. "Align" is a musical album of Indidginus.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Align" is a musical EP of Halifax.
    • released on (5 years ago)


ALIGN is an Aviation waypoint.

  • also known as ALIGN fix, waypoint ALIGN, fix ALIGN, ALIGN waypoint


Align is a brand of P&G, product line of probiotics.

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Google preview(re)Aligning with God (2015)

Reading Scripture for Church and World by Brian D. Russell

align is an improvement on repent for several reasons. First, repent conjures up ...

Google previewFoundation Game Design with ActionScript 3.0 (2012)

by Rex van der Spuy

Align is the alignment of the text: left, right, or centered. Here are the property values you can use if you want to change the alignment: Figure 4-5 illustrates the different effect that setting the wordWrap. 215 Decision Making.

Google previewWindows Command Line Administration Instant Reference (2010)

by John Paul Mueller

of the partition in MB, Offset is the location of the partition from the beginning of the drive, ID is an identifier, Align is the alignment value, and NoError is a Boolean value that indicates whether DiskPart should continue processing a script.

Google previewJava : (2014)

Learn The Way How Your Brain Works. by Harry. H. Chaudhary.

ALIGH: ALIGN is an optional attributes that specifies the alignment of the applet. This attribute is treated the same way as the HTML'S IMG tag with following possible values: LEFT, RIGHT, TOP, BOTTOM, MIDDLE, BASELINE, TEXTTOP, ...

Google previewOfficial Joomla! Book (2010)

by Jennifer Marriott, Elin Waring

Align is the location of the image on your page. Aligning an image to the left or right will place your picture to either the left or right side of the text that is next to the image, allowing the text to wrap around the image. To give the image a caption, ...

Google previewApple Macintosh Encyclopedia (2012)

by Gary Phillips

Align Left Option This command is available from the pulldown Style menu on the menu bar at the top of the MacPaint display, and executed by clicking the mouse button while the pointer rests on the Style menu, dragging the pointer down ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1920)

by Casey Albert Wood

As a matter of fact, although possible, it is very rare for the normal-sighted man to align with one eye. This can be proved in this way. If a player, after having taken aim with both eyes open, covers first one eye and then the other, without moving ...

Google previewA handy dictionary of military terms (1873)

by William Wallingford Knollys

ALIGN. To align is to place any two objects or bodies of men ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2014)

by John M. Hancock, Marketa J. Zvelebil

theseed alignments usedtocreate thefingerprints are alsomadeavailable from the companion resource, ALIGN.

Google previewAuthors' & Printers' Dictionary (1912)

A Guide for Authors, Editors, Printers, Correctors of the Press, Compositors, and Typists, with Full List of Abbreviations by Frederick Howard Collins

align, use aline *. alll (Lat.), other people. alimentativeness*, not alimentive-. Ali Mesjid, Afghanistan. aline/*, -ment*, not align. alinSa (Fr. m.), paragraph. a /'/flf£r/eur(Fr.),indoors. allo intuitu (Lat.), from another ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

align If you are one of those meticulous people who like everything in its place, you are likely ...

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Birds align with grain, but not with the stick.
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Scrabble value of A1L1I1G2N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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