align (oneself) with

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align (oneself) with

To support, agree with, or form an alliance with a particular person or idea. As soon as I explained how the plan would benefit the company financially, the CFO aligned himself with the idea. Heather aligned herself with an animal rights group and began promoting veganism.
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align oneself with someone or something

Fig. to bring oneself into agreement with someone or someone's ideas; to associate oneself with someone or someone's cause. She sought to align herself with the older members.
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align something with something

to adjust, straighten, or arrange something in reference to something else. Try to align this piece with the one next to it.
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The Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Armenia, align themselves with this Council Decision.
They aren't just looking for a job, they are looking to align themselves with an organisation that shares their values and beliefs.
The report said at least 80 Liberals, or 70 percent of its total 116 members, would align themselves with Duterte's Coalition for Change.
You have a choice of candidates with two different philosophies: those who adhere to the tenets of social justice, or those who align themselves with the principles of individual liberties and property rights, as the Constitution implies.
Connecting particles migrate to the top and anti-adhesion components align themselves with air, which leads to an ultra-thin glass-like coating which seals the pores and acts as a barrier against oil, dust and powder Corrosion resistance is significantly improved when RiNano is used with the Rittal Anti-Chemical treatment which coats internal parts with a protective coating.
Who would want to align themselves with the offensiveness that springs so readily to the mouths of those who do not share their vision of an all-Welsh speaking Wales?
In all those dorms, there are some other races if they align themselves with the Hispanic gang members.
As conservative Episcopal dioceses and parishes align themselves with likeminded overseas bishops, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said he fears a balkanized religious map.
Later alterations by Philip Dowson introduced visitors to the celebrated view of the long lawn; but visitors still had to double back to align themselves with Jacobsen's ceremonial route across the bridge.
She asks: "What are some of the strategies used by queer diasporic artists who align themselves with the anti-globalization movement?
Lake says after the NORCAT staff's early struggles of trial and "mostly error," they decided to align themselves with reputable companies and dived into prototype development.
Geldof, above, and Bono were wrong to align themselves with Bush and Blair - they should have urged the G8 leaders to do more.
A few gleanings: the Essenes were, after all, the community behind the scrolls; there are 222 biblical and 670 nonbiblical scrolls; John the Baptist may have had some contact with the Qumran community; the scroll writers align themselves with Jubilees and date festivals to a 364-day calendar; the covenanters expected a war in the future in which the Davidic messiah would lead the forces of good to victory and execute the leader of the armies of evil; DNA research will enable scholars to assign a number of tiny fragments to a particular scroll or to determine the number of skins from different animals that are used for the long scrolls; a scroll that was hailed a decade ago as announcing a slain messiah actually has the messiah killing his enemies.
Upon arrival, candidates will be expected to align themselves with any and all desired job postings.
John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute has warned conservative Christians not to align themselves with political power.