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- v. To form in line; to fall into line.
- v. To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line.
- v. To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking.
- adv. in line
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To range or place in a line; to bring into line; to align.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a straight line.
- To adjust to a line; lay out or regulate by a line; form in line, as troops. Equivalent forms are align, alline.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight
From a- + line, possibly from Middle English alinen ("copulate"), Middle French aligner. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English aline ("in line") (Wiktionary)