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realign

realign

verb re·align \ˌrē-ə-ˈlīn\

: to change the position or direction of (something) slightly usually in relation to something else

: to organize (something) in a different way

Full Definition of REALIGN

transitive verb
:  to align again; especially :  to reorganize or make new groupings of
re·align·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of REALIGN

  1. We had to realign the text to fit it on the page.
  2. The car's wheels were realigned.

First Known Use of REALIGN

1899

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