HyperDic: align

English > 4 senses of the word align:
VERBchangealign, aline, line up, adjustplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
stativealignbe or come into adjustment with
cognitionalign, arrayalign oneself with a group or a way of thinking
changealign, ordinate, coordinatebring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation
align > pronunciation
Soundsahlay'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > align: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningplace in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "align the car with the curb"
  • "align the sheets of paper on the table"
Synonymsaline, line up, adjust
NarroweraddressAdjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
collimateadjust the line of sight of (an optical instrument)
concenter, concentre, focalize, focalise, focusBring into focus or alignment
realign, realinealign anew or better
synchronize, synchroniseCause to indicate the same time or rate
true, true upmake level, square, balanced, or concentric
Broaderreorientset or arrange in a new or different determinate position
OppositeskewTurn or place at an angle
Spanishajustar, alinear, arreglar
Catalanalinear
Nounsalignmentthe spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
English > align: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe or come into adjustment with.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Broadermatch, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agreesatisfy a condition or restriction
Nounsalignmentthe act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
English > align: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningalign oneself with a group or a way of thinking.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymarray
Narrowerfall in lineagree on (a position)
sideTake sides for or against
BroaderstandHave or maintain a position or stand on an issue
Spanishalinear, arreglar, ingresar
Nounsalignmentan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
English > align: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"align the wheels of my car"
Synonymsordinate, coordinate
Narrowermisalignalign imperfectly or badly
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Spanishalinear, coordinar
Catalancoordinar
Nounsalignmentthe act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other

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