Definitions for orient

Definitions for (noun) orient

Main entry: eastern hemisphere, orient

Definition: the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia

Main entry: Orient, East

Definition: the countries of Asia

Definitions for (verb) orient

Main entry: orient, tailor

Definition: adjust to a specific need or market

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

Main entry: orient

Definition: familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances

Usage: The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen

Main entry: orient, orientate

Definition: determine one's position with reference to another point

Usage: We had to orient ourselves in the forest

Main entry: orient

Definition: cause to point

Usage: Orient the house towards the West

Main entry: orient, point

Definition: be oriented

Usage: The weather vane points North; the dancers toes pointed outward

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