As a state senator in the 1930s, Strom Thurmond aligned himself with this program of energetic government for white benefit.
Influential New Democratic–aligned magazines like The New Republic and Washington Monthly also championed the cause.
“Your politics and campaign are clearly not aligned with the themes we portrayed in our series,” Berg wrote on Oct. 12.
early 15c., "to copulate" (of wolves, dogs), literally "to range (things) in a line," from Middle French aligner, from Old French alignier "set, lay in line," from à "to" (see ad-) + lignier "to line," from Latin lineare, from linea (see line (n.)). Transitive or reflective sense of "to fall into line" is from 1853. International political sense is attested from 1934. No justification for the French spelling, and aline was an early native form. Related: Aligned; aligning.