Definition of realign verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    realign

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪn//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they realign
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪn//
     
    he / she / it realigns
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnz//
     
    past simple realigned
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnd//
     
    past participle realigned
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnd//
     
    -ing form realigning
    BrE BrE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːəˈlaɪnɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1realign something to change the position or direction of something slightly The road was realigned to improve visibility. The physiotherapist massaged the shoulder to realign the joint.
  2. 2realign something to make changes to something in order to adapt it to a new situation The company has been forced to realign its operations in the area.
  3. 3realign yourself (with somebody/something) to change your opinions, policies, etc. so that they are the same as those of another person, group, etc. The rebel MPs have realigned themselves with the opposition party.
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