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
Full Definition of realign
: to align again; especially : to reorganize or make new groupings of
Examples of realign in a sentence
We had to realign the text to fit it on the page.
The car's wheels were realigned.
First Known Use of realign
Legal Definition of realign
: to make new divisions or groupings of; especially : to regroup (one or more litigants) to reflect the true arrangement of interests in a suit
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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