1. [ noun ] the act of orienting
Related terms: location
2. [ noun ] an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
Related terms: attitude position political_orientation reorientation wavelength religious_orientation unorthodoxy orthodoxy experimentalism
3. [ noun ] position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
Related terms: direction attitude quarter vertical horizontal vertical horizontal inclined
4. [ noun ] (psychology) a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
Related terms: self-awareness
5. [ noun ] a predisposition in favor of something
Synonyms: preference predilection

"a predilection for expensive cars" "his sexual preferences" "showed a Marxist orientation"

Related terms: predisposition choose
6. [ noun ] (education) a course introducing a new situation or environment
Synonyms: orientation_course
Related terms: course
Similar spelling:   orientating