1. [ verb ] determine one's position with reference to another point
Synonyms: orientate
Related terms: disorient decide guide reorientate
2. [ verb ] be oriented
Synonyms: point

"The weather vane points North"

Related terms: lie lie arrow
3. [ noun ] (geography) the countries of Asia
Synonyms: East
Related terms: Asia Far_East eastern
4. [ verb ] cause to point

"Orient the house towards the West"

Related terms: position stem
5. [ verb ] set or arrange in a new or different determinate position
Synonyms: reorient change_orientation

"Orient the house towards the South"

Related terms: change align skew change_of_direction
6. [ adjective ] (poetic) eastern

"the orient sun"

Related terms: poetry eastern
7. [ noun ] (geography) the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
Synonyms: eastern_hemisphere
Related terms: hemisphere Africa Australia Eurasia Old_World
Similar spelling:   oriented