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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In addition, there will be employees within the organization who are found to be not aligned with the goals of the organization, necessitating substantial retraining or lay-offs/transfers, and a defined process would have to be developed to deal with such employees.
By creating parallel interests with all customer groups, the individual interests of many are powerfully aligned with the welfare of the whole.
This is an opportunity for both the company and the tax director to move toward an improved tax department of the future that is closely aligned with the goals and business strategies of the company.
Increasingly, it seems to me," said Carter, "people are inclined to align themselves uniquely with God, and then to begin a process of deciding, 'Since I am aligned with God, I am superior and my beliefs should prevail.
The teachers will be able to create assessment tasks that are clearly aligned with the algebra standard.
It was all aligned with the division's curriculum, which was aligned to the state's Standards of Learning, Taylor says.