align oneself with

ally oneself to.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • align — ► VERB 1) place or arrange in a straight line or into correct relative positions. 2) (align oneself with) ally oneself to. DERIVATIVES alignment noun. ORIGIN French aligner, from à ligne into line …   English terms dictionary

  • align — verb 1》 place or arrange in a straight line or into correct relative positions. 2》 (align oneself with) ally oneself to.     ↘come together in alliance. Derivatives alignment noun Origin C17: from Fr. aligner, from à ligne into line …   English new terms dictionary

  • align — I verb accommodate, adapt, adjust, ameliorate, amend, attune, change, collimate, conform, correct, cure, improve, level, line up, make uniform, modify, normalize, pattern, perfect, readjust, rectify, regularize, remedy, revise II index conform,… …   Law dictionary

  • align — verb 1) the desks are aligned in straight rows Syn: line up, put in order, put in rows/columns, straighten, place, position, situate, set, range 2) he aligned himself with the workers Syn: ally oneself …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • align — v.tr. 1 put in a straight line or bring into line (three books were neatly aligned on the shelf). 2 esp. Polit. (usu. foll. by with) bring (oneself etc.) into agreement or alliance with (a cause, policy, political party, etc.). Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw in one's lot with — JOIN FORCES WITH, join up with, form an alliance with, ally with, align oneself with, link up with, make common cause with. → lot * * * phrasal : to join as an associate : share the fate of reluctant to throw in their lot with a new society… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast one's lot with — phrasal or cast in one s lot with : to associate oneself with for good or ill : share the fortunes of leaving home he cast in his lot with the trappers : take the side of : align oneself with cast his lot with the Republicans …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw in one's lot with — he threw in his lot with the conspirators Syn: join forces with, join up with, form an alliance with, ally with, align oneself with, link up with, make common cause with …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • side with — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. join, aid, incline to; see favor 1 , 2 , help 1 , support 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To aid the cause of by approving or favoring: advocate, back, champion, endorse, get behind, plump for, recommend, stand behind …   English dictionary for students

  • alignment — align ► VERB 1) place or arrange in a straight line or into correct relative positions. 2) (align oneself with) ally oneself to. DERIVATIVES alignment noun. ORIGIN French aligner, from à ligne into line …   English terms dictionary

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