Definition of Aligning in English :

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Aligning meaning in English

Meaning of Aligning in English

Pronunciation of Aligning in English

Aligning pronunciation in English

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1. aligning, positioning

causing to fall into line or into position

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of aligning
to place or become placed in a line
to bring (components or parts, such as the wheels of a car) into proper or desirable coordination or relation
3. (transitive; usually foll by with)
to bring (a person, country, etc) into agreement or cooperation with the policy, etc of another person or group
4. (transitive) psychology
to integrate or harmonize the aims, practices, etc of a group
5. (usually foll by with) psychology
to identify with or match the behaviour, thoughts, etc of another person

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verb transitive
to bring into a straight line; adjust by line
to bring (parts or components, as the wheels of a car) into proper coordination
to bring into agreement, close cooperation, etc.
he aligned himself with the liberals
verb intransitive
to come or fall into line; line up

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see synonyms of aligning
v. a·ligned, a·lign·ing, a·ligns
1. To arrange in a line or so as to be parallel: align the tops of a row of pictures; aligned the car with the curb.
2. To adjust (parts of a mechanism, for example) to produce a proper relationship or orientation: aligning the wheels of a truck.
3. To ally (oneself, for example) with one side of an argument or cause: aligned themselves with the free traders.
1. To adhere to a prescribed course of action.
2. To move or be adjusted into proper relationship or orientation.

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