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 for align
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Align \A*lign"\, v. t. [F. aligner; [`a] (L. ad) + ligne (L.
     linea) line. See Line, and cf. Allineate.]
     To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to
     bring into line; to aline.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Align \A*lign"\, v. t.
     To form in line; to fall into line.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or
           straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets
           of paper on the table" [syn: align, aline, line up,
           adjust] [ant: skew]
      2: be or come into adjustment with
      3: align oneself with a group or a way of thinking [syn:
         align, array]
      4: bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable
         coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car";
         "ordinate similar parts" [syn: align, ordinate,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "align":
     act with, adjust, align with, allocate, allot, apportion, array,
     bank, collimate, collineate, collocate, compose, correspond, deal,
     deal out, dispose, distribute, equalize, equate, equidistance,
     even, fell, fix, flatten, flock to, flush, follow,
     get together with, go along with, go in with, grade, join,
     join hands with, join up with, join with, lay, lay down, lay flat,
     lay level, lay low, lay out, level, line, line up, line up with,
     marshal, match, parallelize, parcel out, place, place parallel to,
     rally, rally round, range, range with, rank, rase, raze, realign,
     regiment, regulate, roll, roll flat, row, set out, side with,
     smooth, smooth out, smoothen, space, stand in with, steamroll,
     steamroller, strike in with, string along with, string out,
     swing in with, take part with, take sides with, team up with,
     throw in with, unite with

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