Meaning of ALIGN in English

ALIGN

transcription, транскрипция: [ əlaɪn ]

( aligns, aligning, aligned)

1.

If you align yourself with a particular group, you support them because you have the same political aim.

There are signs that the prime minister is aligning himself with the liberals...

He has attempted to align the Socialists with the environmental movement.

VERB : V pron-refl prep , V n prep , also V prep

2.

If you align something, you place it in a certain position in relation to something else, usually parallel to it.

A tripod will be useful to align and steady the camera...

VERB : V n

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