Antonyms of verb align

1 of 4 senses of align

Sense 1
align, aline, line up, adjust -- (place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table")
       Antonym of skew (Sense 1)
      => skew -- (turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb align

4 senses of align

Sense 1
align, aline, line up, adjust -- (place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table")
       => reorient -- (set or arrange in a new or different determinate position; "Orient the house towards the South")

Sense 2
align -- (be or come into adjustment with)
       => match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree -- (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun")

Sense 3
align, array -- (align oneself with a group or a way of thinking)
       => stand -- (have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?")

Sense 4
align, ordinate, coordinate -- (bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Antonyms of adj aligning

1 sense of aligning

Sense 1
aligning, positioning -- (causing to fall into line or into position)

INDIRECT (VIA orienting) -> disorienting -- (causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings; "making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting"; "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting")

Similarity of adj aligning

1 sense of aligning

Sense 1
aligning, positioning -- (causing to fall into line or into position)
       => orienting (vs. disorienting), orientating -- (positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually; "noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"; "an orienting program for new employees")

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