Synonyms of orient


1. East, Orient

usage: the countries of Asia

2. eastern hemisphere, orient, hemisphere

usage: the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia


1. orient, point, lie

usage: be oriented; "The weather vane points North"; "the dancers toes pointed outward"

2. orient, orientate, decide, make up one's mind, determine

usage: determine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest"

3. orient, position

usage: cause to point; "Orient the house towards the West"

4. orient, familiarize, familiarise, acquaint

usage: familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances; "The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen"

5. tailor, orient, adapt, accommodate

usage: adjust to a specific need or market; "a magazine oriented towards young people"; "tailor your needs to your surroundings"

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Definition and meaning of orient (Dictionary)