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Definition of align verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they align
    he / she / it aligns
    past simple aligned
    -ing form aligning
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] align (something) (with something) to arrange something in the correct position, or to be in the correct position, in relation to something else, especially in a straight line Make sure the shelf is aligned with the top of the cupboard. The top and bottom line of each column on the page should align.
  2. 2[transitive] align something (with/to something) to change something slightly so that it is in the correct relationship to something else Domestic prices have been aligned with those in global markets.
  3. Phrasal Verbsalign yourself with somebody/something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: align

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