Synonyms of 'align'
1 allyDictionary, side, joinThe prime minister is aligning himself with the liberals.
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If an organization affiliates to or with another larger organization, it forms a close connection with the larger organization or becomes a member of it.
Staff associations may not affiliate with outside unions.
All youth groups will have to affiliate to the agency.
If you are associated with a particular organization, cause, or point of view, or if you associate yourself with it, you support it publicly.
I haven't been associated with the project over the last year.
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Thesaurus for align from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you align yourself with a particular group, you support them because you have the same political aim.