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realign (v.)

also re-align, by 1876 in reference to railroad tracks, "align again or anew," from re- "back, again" + align or else a back-formation from realignment. By 1923 in reference to European international relations, "return to previously aligned positions." Related: Realigned; realigning.

updated on May 04, 2021

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Definitions of realign from WordNet

realign (v.)
align anew or better;
The surgeon realigned my jaw after the accident
Synonyms: realine
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