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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To place in a straight line.

Usage examples (38)
  • Ted tried to align the chairs perfectly.
  • align the car with the curb
  • align the wheels of my car
  • If text-align is listed, change it to text-align: right to make the text be right justified. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The woman stopped to "align" (straighten or place in proper position) her "A-line" (fitted at the top and flared at the bottom) skirt.
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