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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I have aligned myself with one of the fastest growing freight forwarders in North America and am eager to make my contribution to the team, said Bento.
I've recently aligned myself with talented local professionals who can support my projects on the ground there.
Furthermore it was associated with the traditional church, whereas I have usually aligned myself with evangelical Christianity.
I'm very thankful that I've aligned myself with AAMCO Transmissions.
I have also aligned myself with the northwestern Ontario Chamber [of Commerce].