ALIGN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ALIGN
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align
 v.  place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
Classic Sentence:
1  She tried to align him with the hairy-chested heroes of the motion-pictures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Her eyebrows had been plucked and then drawn on again at a more rakish angle but the efforts of nature toward the restoration of the old alignment gave a blurred air to her face.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 2
3  A moment later the officers began to bustle among the men, pushing them into a more compact mass and into a better alignment.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 18
4  By her attempt to get money from the Yankee government she had aligned herself with Carpetbaggers and Scallawags, more hated enemies than the Yankee soldiers had ever been.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
5  When the regiment was aligned in another position each man's regard for his safety caused another line of small intrenchments.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  The hussars began carefully aligning their horses.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  The party is under pressure to align itself more closely with industry.
2  You want to see how defenses align against your particular formation and see how they respond to a particular play.
3  It is very difficult to maintain the alignment between the two countries since the trade dispute.
4  The door needs to be in alignment with the frame before you start work on it.
5  When you want an alignment that covers the whole length of both sequences, use needle.
6  Make sure that the furniture is aligned in a proper fashion with a set pattern.
7  This faction is aligned with the NY and regional board members; in combination, they now have a thin majority on the National Board.
8  The orbital muscles keep the visual axis of both eyes aligned on the center of what you are looking at.
9  He argued that important historical sites were aligned along straight lines of mystic energy.
10  Here we apply a method for detecting correlated changes in multiple sequence alignments.