aligned aligned  /ə ˈlaɪnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  2. (adj) in a straight line

Usage(s):

  1. The alternative, he said, is either a more draconian white regime or a Soviet-aligned revolution.
  2. This makes the aligned organization fiercely competitive and an ultimate high-performance entity.
  3. If the straws collide with a picket fence, some will pass through if they happen to be aligned vertically with the gaps between the palings.

News

  1. SEVHD Commissioner Guide for the Review of Proposals

    The purpose of the presentation is to provide a framework for analyzing the proposals received to determine which responder is most closely aligned with the Southeast Voluisa Hospital District/Bert Fish Medical Center mission.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daytona Beach News-Journal

  2. Kewanee's 'Summer of Sound'

    Most people like bands of one sort or another. This summer, the stars have aligned to provide Kewanee with just about every kind of band music played, from The Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps to Lyle Beaver & The Brass Notes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kewanee Star Courier

  3. Brooks Street surf contest makes a comeback

    The swells aligned this weekend, and the Brooks Street Pro-Am Surfing Classic was held for the first time since 2010.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot

Quotes

  1. "We are heartened by the fact that the Kosovo government has clearly proclaimed its willingness and its desire to support Serbian rights in Kosovo," Bush said. "We also believe it's in Serbia's interest to be aligned with Europe and the...
    on Feb 17, 2006 By: President Bush Source: 940 News

  2. "We had a compensation committee that spent a tremendous amount of time making sure that the interests of the executives and the employees were aligned with shareholders," Fuld said.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Richard S Fuld Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Our regulatory and policy framework also needs to be aligned with the needs of the civil aviation industry to encourage serious investment in the sector. Our government is working to achieve these goals," said Mr Singh.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Economic Times

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