What is another word for orient?

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

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Wiktionary

  1. orientverb

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  2. orientverb

    Countries of Asia, especially East Asia.

    Give him time to orient himself within the new hierarchy.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  3. orientverb

    Countries east of the Mediterranean.

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

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  4. orientverb

    To point at or direct towards.

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

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  5. orientverb

    To determine which direction one is facing.

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

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  6. orientverb

    To place or build so as to face eastward.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  7. orientverb

    To change direction so as to face east.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

  8. orientverb

    To change direction to face a certain way.

    Synonyms:
    orientate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. East, Orientnoun

    the countries of Asia

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

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  2. eastern hemisphere, orientverb

    the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia

    Synonyms:
    eastern hemisphere

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  3. orient, pointverb

    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, orientateverb

    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. orientverb

    cause to point

    "Orient the house towards the West"

    Synonyms:
    orientate, tailor, point

    Antonyms:
    disorient, disorientate

  6. orientverb

    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, orientverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. orientadjective

    Synonyms:
    eastern, oriental

  2. orientadjective

    Synonyms:
    bright, shining, glittering, sparkling, brilliant

  3. orientnoun

    Synonyms:
    east

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "orient":

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

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How to use orient in a sentence?

  1. Bill Winters:

    We need to reinforce our foundations; streamline our business; strengthen our financial position; and re-orient the bank for better returns on our capital, our capital strength is a key priority. Capital strength is a competitive advantage, especially in tough economic times. We are reviewing all aspects of our capital strength as part of our broader business review.

  2. Peace Council:

    This diverse committee of activists provides grassroots education and generates political pressure needed to re-orient US policy toward a just peace in the Middle East.

  3. Chief Executive Travis Kalanick:

    The key for (us in) China is to move fast, if we launch in the U.S. and then it gets copied in China, we'll be behind. So we're starting to orient some of our innovation at China first.

  4. Celene Perez:

    What is also significant is that Warehouse Workers Resource Center applies to temp workers as well as direct employers. The complaint made very clear that California Cartage and Orient Tally violated the rights of both workers.

  5. John Greenleaf Whittier:

    Of all that Orient lands can vaunt, of marvels with our own competing, the strangest is the Haschish plant, and what will follow on its eating.

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