align with

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 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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What can districts do to ensure that professional development strategies and spending align with findings from the best available research--and affect student achievement?
The authors recommend that districts look at spending in three categories--targets, purposes and delivery systems--and ensure that PD strategies align with findings from the best available research.
It must be augmented to align with the different state curricula, he says.
Created by nationally recognized experts, practitioners, and researchers, Reading Street -- the first reading program to align with the No Child Left Behind Act -- is designed to help teachers build readers through motivating and engaging literature, scientifically research-based instruction, and a wealth of reliable teaching tools for instruction, pacing, assessments, and grouping.
Every UMB region, line of business and functional area sets goals and objectives that directly align with the scorecard.
The flexibility and rapid response times have empowered our staff to collaborate and quickly make the right decisions that align with our corporate goals.
RapidResponse allows global leaders such as Casio, Coty, Honeywell, Jabil Circuit, Raytheon and Solectron to access real-time information and quickly collaborate to reach optimal decisions that align with corporate objectives, and rapidly drive effective action.
Enterprises should view WLM from an integrated approach and understand how individual objectives will align with corporate goals," Corsello continued.
Nasdaq:EPNY), a leading provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for consumer-oriented businesses, today announced that it will host a free Webinar, "Transform the Contact Center to Align with Customer-Centric Enterprise Goals.
The free Webinar "Transform the Contact Center to Align with Customer-Centric Enterprise Goals" will take place September 22, 2004, at 11:00 a.
These capabilities enable the IT organization to closely align with the business to provide timely, accurate management reporting information.
We are pleased to align with eInstruction in bringing this exciting technology to the classroom," said Ed Stanford, president of McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
The recently announced divestitures are part of Cirrus Logic's focused strategy program, which calls for products and technologies to align with key product initiatives in multimedia, communications and mass storage markets.