Definition of realign
: to align again; especially : to reorganize or make new groupings of
realignmentplay \-mənt\ noun
Examples of realign in a Sentence
We had to realign the text to fit it on the page.
The car's wheels were realigned.
Recent Examples of realign from the Web
The judge, however, said that in the meantime the county system can continue to realign the school zones for two elementary schools to address overcrowding and provide for better integration within those two campuses.
The project will realign the east leg of 45th Street with its west leg via an underpass and thereby bypass traffic under the Canadian National Railroad tracks.
Two people can take a serious discussion of how China is actively trying to realign the entire world to its economic sphere, and turn it into an argument blaming unions, environmentalists and low-tax states’ not subsidizing high-tax states.
With lots of heat and pressure (1.6 million PSI), the carbon atoms realign into a diamond.
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First Known Use of realign
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Definition of realign for English Language Learners
: to change the position or direction of (something) slightly usually in relation to something else
: to organize (something) in a different way
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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