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Synonyms for orient
ˈɔr i ənt, -iˌɛnt, ˈoʊr-; ˈɔr iˌɛnt, ˈoʊr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. East, Orient(noun)

    the countries of Asia

    Synonyms:
    eastward, due east, eastern United States, eastern hemisphere

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  2. eastern hemisphere, orient(verb)

    the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia

    Synonyms:
    eastern hemisphere

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  3. orient, point(verb)

    be oriented

    "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"

    Synonyms:
    manoeuvre, manoeuver, sharpen, taper, channelize, indicate, aim, betoken, maneuver, place, head, luff, guide, repoint, point, direct, orientate, tailor, designate, charge, channelise, target, bespeak, steer, signal, level, show

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  4. orient, orientate(verb)

    determine one's position with reference to another point

    "We had to orient ourselves in the forest"

    Synonyms:
    orientate, tailor, point

    Antonyms:
    disorientate, disorient

  5. orient(verb)

    cause to point

    "Orient the house towards the West"

    Synonyms:
    orientate, tailor, point

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  6. orient(verb)

    familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances

    "The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen"

    Synonyms:
    orientate, tailor, point

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  7. tailor, orient(verb)

    adjust to a specific need or market

    "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings"

    Synonyms:
    orientate, cut, point, tailor, sew, tailor-make

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

Wiktionary

  1. orient(verb)

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  2. orient(verb)

    Countries of Asia, especially East Asia.

    Give him time to orient himself within the new hierarchy.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  3. orient(verb)

    Countries east of the Mediterranean.

    We will orient our campaign to the youth who are often disinterested.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  4. orient(verb)

    To point at or direct towards.

    I will orient all of the signs to face the road.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  5. orient(verb)

    To determine which direction one is facing.

    Let me just orient myself and we can be on our way.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  6. orient(verb)

    To place or build so as to face eastward.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  7. orient(verb)

    To change direction so as to face east.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  8. orient(verb)

    To change direction to face a certain way.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. orient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    eastern, oriental

  2. orient(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bright, shining, glittering, sparkling, brilliant

  3. orient(n.)

    Synonyms:
    east

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    oriental, dongfang, guide, east, occ, orientale, middle

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