align: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-līn'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to arrange in a straight line; adjust according to a line.
  2. to bring into a line or alignment.
  3. to bring into cooperation or agreement with a particular group, party, cause, etc.: He aligned himself with the liberals.
  4. to adjust (two or more components of an electronic circuit) to improve the response over a frequency band, as to align the tuned circuits of a radio receiver for proper tracking throughout its frequency range, or a television receiver for appropriate wide-band responses.
  1. to fall or come into line; be in line.
  2. to join with others in a cause.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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