Definition for alignment

noun as in lining up

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People have different fictions of the world and sometimes they are pretty brutally out of alignment.

Importantly, Outbrain’s profits are achieved in alignment with our publisher partners, while standing by all of our commitments to them.

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Once the disk was split, the inner ring was free to swing around the stars, settling into its skewed alignment.

From my subsequent conversations with the team, it seems like there will be alignment lights to help track when the charger is aligned with the device.

Blade alignment stays where it needs to be, thanks to the one-touch lock feature on the slide fence.

Curbs at nearly the exact same spot on opposite sides of the street are popped out of alignment.

At least father and son were in alignment on this central thesis: acting “gay”—bad; being thought of as gay—bad.

She makes bold statements that IQ, law-abiding or -breaking tendencies and political alignment are all genetically determined.

It quickly became clear that plenty of wine and good food would keep us in harmonious alignment.

Other theories hold that it was a supernova or an alignment of two or three planets.

They are in perfect alignment to start, and they lift their feet practically in exact time one with the other.

To have the pipe in true alignment, the hangers must be hung and placed in line.

In the column of squads, each rank preserves the alignment toward the side of the guide.

Deployed lines preserve a general alignment toward the guide, as prescribed in par.

Such matters as preserving division alignment were of no interest to these men.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alignment, such as: adjustment, arrangement, calibration, order, positioning, and sequence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.