Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To put back into proper order or alignment.
  • transitive verb To cause to form new arrangements or to have a new orientation; reorganize.

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  • verb To bring back into alignment.
  • verb To align again.

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  • verb align anew or better

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Examples

  • On that day, President Obama announced his inexplicable decision to 'realign'-read

    The Harvard Crimson | All Articles

  • On that day, President Obama announced his inexplicable decision to 'realign'-read

    The Harvard Crimson | All Articles

  • On that day, President Obama announced his inexplicable decision to 'realign'-read

    The Harvard Crimson | All Articles

  • Once viability is determined, participants have roughly another 30 minutes to "realign": the supporters of inviable candidates may find a viable candidate to support, join together with supporters of another inviable candidate to secure a delegate for one of the two, or choose to abstain.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Signet, in fact, said recently that it expects to "realign" prices after Valentine's Day to reflect higher commodity prices.

    Saying 'I Love You'

  • Unlike delegates elected through a primary, caucus delegates can "realign" their votes, or abandon them by not showing up for the next step in what can be a long selection process.

    Caucus System Muddies

  • Rove, the president's chief political strategist, is after the other 53 percent, millions of voters who could "realign" the political parties to make the Republicans dominant for years to come -- or at least in 2004.

    Battle For Bush's Soul

  • NASA is proposing to "realign" research and technology in the physical and life sciences in order to accelerate the development of crew vehicles and to complete the ISS.

    NASA Watch: ISS News: November 2005 Archives

  • NASA is proposing to "realign" research and technology in the physical and life sciences in order to accelerate the development of crew vehicles and to complete the ISS.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: November 2005 Archives

  • For a governor about to cut $10 billion out of the budget, lay off thousands of state workers, and "realign" the state to meet its new fiscal realities, the Cuomo seen on Monday may not be around after he unveils his budget is beginning the hard part of his job with strong support across the state , according to a NY1/Marist Poll that finds most registered voters have a favorable impression of the Democrat.

    NY Daily News

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