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realign

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verb re·align \ˌrē-ə-ˈlīn\

Simple Definition of realign

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

  • : to organize (something) in a different way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of realign

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to align again; especially :  to reorganize or make new groupings of

realignment

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of realign in a sentence

  1. We had to realign the text to fit it on the page.

  2. The car's wheels were realigned.



1899

First Known Use of realign

1899


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realign

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transitive verb re·align \ˌrē-ə-ˈlīn\

Legal Definition of realign

  1. :  to make new divisions or groupings of; especially :  to regroup (one or more litigants) to reflect the true arrangement of interests in a suit

realignment

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Additional Notes on realign

After examining the ultimate interests of the parties involved in a suit, the court might choose to realign the plaintiffs and defendants so that, for example, one of the defendants becomes a plaintiff.



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